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BIMP-EAGA goals and strategies

What is Vision 2025?

Since its creation in 1994, BIMP-EAGA has been a highly effective mechanism for member countries to accelerate social and economic development in remote and less developed areas. 

Now, as new trends and challenges emerge both regionally and globally, the organization has drawn up a blueprint for keeping itself relevant, going forward. It aspires to become resilient, inclusive, sustainable, and economically competitive.  

Environment Pillar

City of Kuching in Malaysia
BIMP-EAGA is making cities resilient and more livable through integrated urban development and environmental planning.

Tourism Pillar

Tourism Pillar
An aerial view of a tourist town

Promoting BIMP-EAGA as a single destination with world-class ecotourism facilities and services will increase the viability of air, sea, and land linkages in the subregion.

Connectivity Pillar

Connectivity Pillar
Roads connect more remote areas to commercial hubs

Enhancing connectivity will make it easier and faster to travel within and outside BIMP-EAGA, improve the flow of goods and services, create a conducive business climate, and raise the quality of life of local communities. 

Food Basket Pillar

Establishing BIMP-EAGA as a food basket in ASEAN and the rest of Asia entails integrating the agro-industry and fisheries sectors and developing supply and value chains throughout the subregion.

Socio-cultural and Education Pillar

Socio-Cultural and Education Pillar
Performers during the first Budayaw Festival in General Santos City, Mindanao

Strengthening sociocultural relations is necessary for the long-term sustainability of BIMP-EAGA. Human resources development ensures the subregion will have a highly skilled and competent workf