RSDC set to request PSA for ethnolinguistic data to help explain Cordillerans' health-seeking behavior, others

To provide more information on how culture and tradition affects the Cordillerans’ access to  health services and their attitude towards gender equality, the Cordillera Regional Social Development Committee (CAR RSDC) resolved to request the Philippine Statistics Authority to provide the CAR RDC with the region’s population data disaggregated by ethnolinguistic tribe, preferably down to the… Read more »

Stakeholders validate Cordillera Coffee Development Plan

Photo: NEDA-CAR Director Milagros Rimando leads the workshop “The Cordillera Café” during the Coffee Development Plan workshop on October 20 in Baguio City. BAGUIO CITY—Coffee stakeholders validated the Cordillera Coffee Development Plan to strengthen the promotion of coffee as the regional product during a workshop coordinated by NEDA-CAR last October 20. The stakeholders include coffee… Read more »

Cordillera RDC and Solons to strengthen ties

Photo: The Cordillera Solons, Ifugao Governer Denis Habawel, Apayao Governor Elias Bulut Jr., RDC Chair Eustaquio Bersamin and Vice-Chair Milagros Rimando discuss how to strengthen the ties between the RDC and the CAR Representatives during the Advisory Committee Meeting last October 29 at the House of Representatives, Quezon City. The CAR Regional Development Council and… Read more »

RDC, DepEd continue IEC on autonomy in Ifugao

LAGAWE, IFUGAO—The Regional Development Council and the Department of Education carry on with the information campaign on autonomy for teachers here last October 25. Mr. Ramon Dacawi, who is a native of Ifugao, shared the history of the region’s pursuit of autonomy. “The most neglected but the most important purpose of Executive Order (EO) 220… Read more »

CAR Organization of Regional and Local Planners Imminent

PUGO, LA UNION— Planners from regional line agencies and local government units set their hopes in organizing themselves into a network as revealed during the most-awaited Cordillera Planners’ Conference on November 4-5 coordinated by NEDA-CAR. NEDA-CAR Director Milagros Rimando steered the discussion underscoring the benefits in the form of networking opportunities, access to databases, support… Read more »

RDC conducts IEC for Kalinga municipalities

TABUK, KALINGA—The Regional Development Council (RDC), through the Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous Region (SPCAR), conducted an information campaign on autonomy for the representatives of some municipalities of Kalinga at the Kalinga-Apayao State College Audio-Visual Centeron September 27, 2014. More than 150 youth, women, elders ad from the municipalities of Balbalan, Lubuagan, Pasil,… Read more »

RDC adopts principles on environmental governance

BAGUIO CITY—The Regional Development Council has finally adopted the Declaration of Principles on Environmental Governance (DPEG) during Third Quarter Full Council meeting on October 8. Thirty of the 56 voting member of the RDC have approved the DPEG through a referendum facilitated by NEDA-CAR, the RDC’s secretariat. The RDC’s Executive Committee has endorsed DPEG for… Read more »

RDC, DepEd begin IEC on autonomy for teachers

BAGUIO CITY—The Regional Development Council (RDC)-CAR, in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd)-CAR, has commenced the Information, Education, Communication (IEC) campaign on Cordillera autonomy for teachers, principals and superintendents of the Division of Baguio City on October 4. Mr. Ramon Dacawi discussed the history of the pursuit of the region towards autonomy. “When you… Read more »