The RDC members, during the Fourth Quarter Full Council meeting on November 21, 2016 at the Benguet Agri-Pinoy Trading Center in La Trinidad, Benguet.  (Inset:  Former DENR-CAR Director Clarence Baguilat)

RDC-CAR endorses a new and enhanced Cordillera autonomy bill

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) recently approved for endorsement to the CAR Congressmen anew draft House Bill (HB) for an Autonomous Region of the Cordillera. The draft bill was presented by former DENR-CAR Director Clarence L. Baguilat, member of the Technical Working Group  for the drafting of the Regional Autonomy bill, during the RDC… Read more »

RGAD Committee gets trained as GAD technical advisers

The RDC-CAR, in partnership with the Philippine Commission on Women, conducted a Training of Technical Advisers on Gender and Development on October 5-7, 2016 at the DENR-CAR Conference Hall in Pacdal, Baguio City. The three-day training aimed to: (1) update and have a leveling-off  on the basic GAD Core Messages; (2) enhance capacities of Cordillera… Read more »

RDC Committee bares IP month activities

October is Indigenous Peoples Month,  and the Cordillera Region, the only IP-dominated region in the country, has a series of activities lined up for this year’s celebration with the theme “IPs’ Empowerment towards Peace, Unity and Development”. NCIP-CAR Director Roland Calde, during the Kapihan on the State of Regional Development held on Sept. 27, 2016,… Read more »

RDC-CAR names top post nominees and confirms new PSRs

The Cordillera Regional Development Council, during its meeting on 09 September 2016, selected its nominees for chair and co-chair for the period 2016-2019.  It is from this list that President Rodrigo Duterte shall select and appoint the region’s RDC Chair and Co-Chair. From the government sector,  nominated were the region’s six governors, namely:  Governor Maria… Read more »