By Michael G. Umaming The Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, Tublay (BLISTT) Area Development can learn one or two from the Metro-Naga Development Council (MNDC), an alliance of 15 Local Government Units (LGU) that include Naga City. A lesson that made an impression to BLISTT participants including three mayors during a forum with MNDC… Read more »
By Paul Nuval, BFAR-CAR Baguilat said “let’s have no mistake about it I am for autonomy.” “If it will give us more power to assert our rights over our ancestral lands, I am for autonomy. If it will give us more control over our natural and human resources, I am for autonomy. More importantly, if it… Read more »
By Mayvelin U. Caraballo/The Manila Times.net The role of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) in the development of the northern part of the Philippines cannot be discounted, since it has potentials in agribusiness and is a vital watershed cradle. According to NEDA Director General Cayetano Paderanga Jr. in a speech before various stakeholders in the… Read more »
By Delmar Car ño/SunStar Baguio Thanks to Governor Fongwan’s initiative, the information campaign for regional autonomy in Benguet is set to go full blast this June. Despite his own reservations on House Bill 5595 and Senate Bill 3115, the governor has pushed for the grassroots a highly aggressive and massive information dissemination on the provisions… Read more »
The balut vendor may not individually become rich when there is autonomy. His life may not become sensational either. But the institutions around him to whom some powers of the national government will be devolved will make government services for him more accessible.
The balut vendor may not individually become rich when there is autonomy. His life may not become sensational either. But the institutions around him to whom some powers of the national government will be devolved will make government services for him more accessible. Let’s look at Sec. 28 of HB 5595 and SB 3115. Both… Read more »
Date: November 26-29, 2012 Venue: Baguio Burbnham Suites This second module will focus on "Data processing and Map Analysis for the Establishment of Information Database for DRR/CCA"
Date: November 26-30, 2012 Venue: The Baguio Chalet, Military Cut-off Road, Baguio City This training is intended for LGUs that earlier attended the first 3 modules.
By Emelie Daquipil/NEDA-CAR The Cordillera Region’s LGUs headed by their local chief executives, together with regional line agencies, academe, other government agencies, and civil society groups and organizations gathered together last November 20-21, 2012 to look at the persistent poverty problem in the region and identify ways to solve it. Held at the Citylight Hotel… Read more »