Cordillera development goes on with new set of RDC members

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR), led by Chairman and Abra Governor Joy Bernos, held its last meeting of the year on November 29 together with the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) chaired by Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong, and the Regional Taskforce Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC), led by… Read more »

NEDA-CAR holds training on project monitoring

BAGUIO CITY – “We aim to not just solve problems but improve project implementation. This is so that government money is not wasted”, said Regional Project Monitoring Committee Chair (RPMC) and NEDA-CAR Regional Director Milagros Rimando during the “RPMC Workshop on Project Implementation Issues under the Regional Project Monitoring Evaluation System” held last December 6,… Read more »

RDC-CAR orients new members on policies and protocol

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) conducted a one-day orientation and capability building activity for its new members a day before the 2019 4th quarter Joint RDC en banc with the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) and the Regional Task Force on Ending Local Communist Insurgency (RTF-ELCAC) meeting on November 29.… Read more »

Autonomy IEC reaches Benguet barangays

CATLUBONG, BUGUIAS – The National Economic Development Authority-CAR (NEDA-CAR) in partnership with the Barangay Local Government Unit of Catlubong (BLGU-Catlubong) conducted an information, education, communication (IEC) campaign on autonomy during the barangay’s second general assembly last October 25. The activity was well-attended by community members – most of whom are farmers. CATLUBONG, BUGUIAS – The… Read more »

RDC-CAR discusses gains, remaining challenges, and development strategies in updated Regional Development Plan

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) adopted the Cordillera Regional Development Plan 2017-2022 Midterm Update which details the region’s strategic thrusts for 2020-2022 on November 29, 2019. The Regional Plan is aligned with the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 which serves as the current administration’s strategy for national development anchored on enhancing social… Read more »

Mayor Magalong to champion BLISTT investment deals

BAGUIO CITY – Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong, as Chairman of the Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay (BLISTT) Council, recognized the importance of extending investments outside of his city and committed to champion the BLISTT economic growth node as the focus of his many negotiations with potential investors. This was discussed… Read more »

BLISTT Mayors address traffic concerns

BAGUIO CITY – The Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay (BLISTT) Development Council addressed the major traffic and transportation issues that have affected the BLISTT area in a meeting on December 4, 2019. Earlier, NEDA-CAR, as the secretariat of the BLISTT Council, gathered experts from the government sector to provide strategies in… Read more »

RDC Statistics Committee lauds mapping of Benguet Development goals

BAGUIO CITY –  The Regional Statistics Committee recognized the study entitled “Mobilizing Investments and Community Participation in SDGs through Geomapping in the Philippines” by the Jaime V. Ongpin Foundation (JVOFI) on November 22 during the 4th Quarter RSC meeting for its excellent use of statistics towards community participation. The Jaime V. Ongpin Foundation (JVOFI) presented… Read more »