Ready, get set, GO!

“All work and no play makes one dull”. This saying could have been what was in the minds of twenty-three young and not-so- young NEDA-CAR staff as they braved Typhoon Karen’s wind and rains on their way to Naga City  in the early morning of October 16, 2016.  They were set to represent the region… Read more »

RGAD Committee gets trained as GAD technical advisers

The RDC-CAR, in partnership with the Philippine Commission on Women, conducted a Training of Technical Advisers on Gender and Development on October 5-7, 2016 at the DENR-CAR Conference Hall in Pacdal, Baguio City. The three-day training aimed to: (1) update and have a leveling-off  on the basic GAD Core Messages; (2) enhance capacities of Cordillera… Read more »

RDC Committee bares IP month activities

October is Indigenous Peoples Month,  and the Cordillera Region, the only IP-dominated region in the country, has a series of activities lined up for this year’s celebration with the theme “IPs’ Empowerment towards Peace, Unity and Development”. NCIP-CAR Director Roland Calde, during the Kapihan on the State of Regional Development held on Sept. 27, 2016,… Read more »

RDC-CAR names top post nominees and confirms new PSRs

The Cordillera Regional Development Council, during its meeting on 09 September 2016, selected its nominees for chair and co-chair for the period 2016-2019.  It is from this list that President Rodrigo Duterte shall select and appoint the region’s RDC Chair and Co-Chair. From the government sector,  nominated were the region’s six governors, namely:  Governor Maria… Read more »

ICC Technical Board approves CHARMP2 Scale-Up Project for CAR

The proposed PhP 601 Million Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resources Management Project2 (CHARMP2) Scale-Up Project of the Department of Agriculture- Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CA) finally hurdled the Investment Coordinating Committee- Technical Board (ICC TB) after two presentations last August 19 and September 1, 2016. As such, it is now ready for presentation to the ICC Cabinet… Read more »

Cordillera joins the celebration of World IP Day

The heavy downpour of rain did not dampen the spirit of the Cordillerans to celebrate the World Indigenous People’s Day on August 9, 2016 at the City of Baguio. The activity, which is part of the global commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (IPs) pronounced by the General Assembly of the… Read more »

RDC prioritizes municipality-based grassroots IEC

To fully implement the project on grassroots or barangay IEC on autonomy, the Cordillera Regional Development Council (CAR RDC) conducted a second meeting with the region’s municipal officials on July 26, 2016 at the Citylight Hotel, Baguio City. The meeting aimed to establish and strengthen the RDC’s partnership in the implementation of grassroots or barangay… Read more »