Domogan’s five core principles of Regional Autonomy to guide autonomy consultations of RDC

         Mayor Domogan (holding microphone) presides over the Drafting Committee Meeting.  Also in picture are, from left: Dr. Peter Cosalan and Mr. Apolinario Bagano of Benguet; Mr. Franklin Odsey of Mountain Province; Engr. Andres Ngao-i of Kalinga; RDC Acting Chair and NEDA-CAR Director Juan Ngalob; Mr. Boyd Ngipol of Ifugao and; Mr. Cresencio Calina of… Read more »

CAR RDC selects nominees for Chairman and Co-Chairman

Two elected government officials and two private sector representatives were nominated for the RDC’s top posts. During the RDC EnBanc meeting held on August 12, 2010, nominated from the government sector were Hon. Jocel Baac, Governor of Kalinga, and Hon. Mauricio Domogan, Mayor of Baguio City.  From the private sector were Ms. Marietta Paragas and… Read more »

Baguio mayor pushes autonomy anew

By: Rimaliza Opiña EVEN after two failed attempts, Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan is still hopeful that the public would be open to embrace an autonomous set-up in the Cordillera. The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) celebrated its 23rd year on Thursday. “I hope the 23rd anniversary will inspire everybody to support autonomy,” he said. Reacting… Read more »

CAR RDA Executive Summary

Executive Summary The development context of the Cordillera Region The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) is home to 13 major watersheds, playing a key role in maintaining ecological balance in Northern Philippines. With growing international awareness on global warming and climate change issues, it is time for the Cordilleras to harness this most natural advantage for… Read more »

3.9 PRIME EDUCATIONAL CENTER

3.9.1 Challenges For the period 2004-2006, CAR affirmed its stature as a Prime Education Center, as shown by education indicators particularly at the higher education level. Enrollment in tertiary education increased, performance in board/licensure examinations remained high, accreditation of programs of higher education institutions (HEIs) in the Cordillera was maintained, and enrollment of foreign students… Read more »

3.8 GREENS AND ORNAMENTAL GROCER

3.8.1 Challenges The Gross Value Added for the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sector grew by 2.07 percent annually from 2004 to 2006. However, the accomplishment fell a little short of the target due to inadequate infrastructure and the competition from imported vegetables.   Inadequate agri-infrastructure support. The poor road conditions in the region contributed to… Read more »