Regional Statistics Committee emphasize data literacy

BAGUIO CITY – “We have to be creative in communicating statistics”, expressed Regional Statistics Committee (RSC) Chair and NEDA-CAR Regional Director Milagros Rimando during the 2019 1st Quarter meeting of the RSC in Baguio City on February 19, 2019. Director Rimando emphasized the importance of making sense of all the data generated in the region. continue reading : Regional Statistics Committee emphasize data literacy

NEDA-CAR clarifies status of Baguio Urban Carrying Capacity study

This is to clarify a news article published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer on February 18, 2019, entitled “Baguio City groans from too many visitors”. In the said article, Baguio’s water supply, roads, and urban facilities were described as “..woefully inadequate for its daytime population, especially when hordes of tourists come to visit..” The statement continue reading : NEDA-CAR clarifies status of Baguio Urban Carrying Capacity study

RDC-CAR bats for shared cell sites in the region

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) supports the proposal of the Department of Information and Technology (DICT) to establish more cell sites through common and shared telecommunications facilities. This agreement was arrived at during the First Quarter Executive Committee meeting on January 16.  The common and shared telecommunication facilities will address the region’s long-standing concern continue reading : RDC-CAR bats for shared cell sites in the region

GAD Committee pushes for GAD Resource Pool certification at the regional level

The Cordillera Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC–CAR) agreed to localize the certification of GAD Resource (GR) Pool through the adoption of the GR Pool regional certification guidelines. According to Mr. Kim Peji of the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), the certification guidelines has already been prepared by the PCW on the request of the continue reading : GAD Committee pushes for GAD Resource Pool certification at the regional level

More Ifugao MLGUs join autonomy advocacy

LAGAWE, IFUGAO – Representatives from Ifugao Municipal Local Government Units (MLGUs), Ifugao Police Provincial Office (IPPO) and Municipal Police Stations (MPS) were convened by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) during the Municipal IEC Speakers’ Training and Re-Tooling Workshop held last February 7, 2019. The training is the first phase of the Grassroots IEC continue reading : More Ifugao MLGUs join autonomy advocacy

NEDA Secretary visit brings region’s concerns to national attention

BAGUIO CITY – Socio-Economic and Planning Chief and NEDA Secretary Ernesto Pernia with Undersecretary for Regional Development Adoracion Navarro visited Baguio City on February 6 and 7 to hear the concerns of the Cordillera region. The two-day visit comprised of a meeting with NEDA-CAR Staff, a visit to the University of the Philippine Baguio Museo continue reading : NEDA Secretary visit brings region’s concerns to national attention