Cordillera reps urge closer coordination with RDC

QUEZON CITY – Congressman Elias Bulut of the lone district of Apayao urged more involvement of the Cordillera representatives in the Regional Development Council (RDC) during the RDC Advisory Committee meeting on August 14, 2019. “My colleagues here in Congress have been talking and we agreed that we need a more harmonious relationship between Cordillera… Read more »

NEDA-CAR shares development advocacy with Forestry students

BAGUIO CITY – NEDA-CAR oriented graduating students of BS Forestry from Benguet State University (BSU) on February 1, 2019, about the role of agriculture and forestry in the Regional Development Plan 2017-2022 and the nation’s AmBisyon Natin 2040. Conrado Bao-idang, dean of the College of Forestry delivered the opening remarks. NEDA-CAR through Economic Development Specialist… Read more »

Economic Development Committee aids in disaster recovery

BAGUIO CITY – During the 4th quarter meeting of the Economic Development Sectoral Committee (EconSeCom) on December 18 at the RDC Hall, various agencies led by DTI-CAR reported their accomplishments.  The EconSeCom chair, DTI-CAR Dir. Myrna Pablo urged the member agencies to finalize their reports on the Itogon relief effort. Last September, the committee held… Read more »

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 »

RDC approves medal of excellence for LGUs

BAGUIO CITY—As the region prepares itself for regional autonomy, the Executive Committee of the Regional Development Council (RDC) approved the guidelines for Forwarding Local Autonomy Medal of Excellence (FLAME) Awards in its meeting on June 18. Director John Castañeda of DILG-CAR, proponent of the project, explained that the RDC FLAME Awards aim to recognize local… Read more »

RDC key officials orient newly elected officials on regional development, autonomy

CAR RDC Co-Chairman Dr. Gil Bautista and Vice-Chairman and NEDA Regional Director Milagros A. Rimando conducted briefings on CAR’s key regional development thrusts, including the RDC’s continuing pursuit of autonomy for the region’s newly elected local government leaders. This was during an orientation conducted by the DILG-CAR on June 20-21, 2013 at the Hotel Supreme… Read more »