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RDC Cordillera recognized as S&T champ

The Regional Development Council (RDC) of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) was recognized as Science and Technology (S&T) champion by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) during the opening program of the National S&T week on September 21, 2022 held at the Benguet State University in La Trinidad, Benguet. DOST-CAR Regional Director (RD) Nancy… Read more »

CAR reps, local execs provide insights, renew commitment to new RDC admin

Newly elected House representatives and local chief executives of the Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) provided insights and renewed their commitment to the region’s development thrusts and advocacies during the Council’s third quarter meeting on September 8, 2022. They expressed the need for regional equity in terms of budget allocation and approval of project proposals. Apayao… Read more »

RDC-CAR enjoins support to good governance, innovation, and advancement of Indigenous Peoples concerns

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) enjoins the public and private sector to support the initiatives toward good governance, innovation and the advancement of the recognition, protection of indigenous peoples (IP) rights during its third quarter meeting on September 8, 2022 in Baguio City. On motion of Regional Dir. Leo L. Quintilla of the Social… Read more »

RDC-CAR endorses nominees for Chair and Co-Chair, confirms new set of Private Sector Reps

The Cordillera Regional Development Council approved the nominees for its Chairperson and Co-Chairperson for the current administration on September 8, 2022 in Baguio City. The body also confirmed its 14 Private Sector Representatives (PSRs) to the sectoral committee and geographic seats who were elected last August 12. The nominees from among the local chief executives… Read more »

NEDA-CAR sends-off PDNA team to Abra and Mountain Province

Baguio City – Assistant Regional Director Stephanie F. Christiansen of NEDA-CAR, representing Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling, led the send-off ceremony on August 29, 2022 at the Baguio Athletic Bowl for the 5 teams to be deployed to Abra and Mountain Province for the Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) mission for the Magnitude 7 Northwestern… Read more »

RDC-CAR conducts Private Sector Reps election

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR), through the Cordillera National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR), conducted the Private Sector Representatives (PSR) Election on August 12, 2022 in Baguio City. RDC-CAR Vice-Chairperson and NEDA-CAR Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling welcomed the 17 nominees from private sector organizations (PSOs) who qualified in the selection process. She highlighted… Read more »

BLISTT Governing Council plan for Dev Authority Transition

BAGUIO CITY – The local chief executives of Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, & Tublay (BLISTT), the Provincial Governor of Benguet, and Congressman Marquez Go of Baguio City, met on August 11, 2022 to plan initial steps toward the establishment of the Metropolitan BLISTT Development Authority (MBLISTT DA) that was created through Republic… Read more »

Highlights of the 2021 Cordillera Regional Development Report

The 2021 Cordillera Regional Development Report is an assessment of the region’s performance vis-à-vis its planned targets set in the Cordillera Regional Development Plan 2017-2022. It also includes strategies and recommendations to ensure the attainment of the goals laid in the RDP. Data and information in the Results Matrices (RM) contributed by regional line agencies,… Read more »

BLISTT Dev Authority lapses into law

The Metropolitan BLISTT Development Authority (MBLISTTDA) is officially created through Republic Act No. 11932 on July 30, 2022. House Bill 9215 creating the MBLISTTDA was endorsed to the Office of the President last June 29 and lapsed into law 30 days later. HB 9215 was authored by Baguio City Congressman Mark Go and supported by… Read more »