RDC sets autonomy roadmap and 2019 priorities

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Development Council approved the revised Cordillera autonomy roadmap for 2019-2021 during the RDC 2019 planning workshop on February 8, 2019 in Baguio City. Significant gains have been achieved in the region’s autonomy advocacy in the past years, the RDC through NEDA and the Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous… Read more »

NEDA chief supports Cordi autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – NEDA Secretary and Chief planning and development adviser for the President, Ernesto Pernia, committed to include the draft Cordillera Organic Act as one of the priority bills under the President’s Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) on February 7, 2019, during the Cordillera stakeholders’ meeting.  Secretary Pernia heads the secretariat to the LEDAC… Read more »

NEDA-CAR staff welcomes Socio-economic Planning Chief

BAGUIO CITY – Socio-Economic and Planning Chief and NEDA Secretary Ernesto Pernia visited the NEDA-CAR Regional Office in Baguio City on February 6, 2019, as the first of a two-day visit to Baguio to hear the concerns of the Cordillera region. He is joined by Undersecretary for Regional Development Adoracion Navarro. He is welcomed by… Read more »

NEDA-CAR shares development advocacy with Forestry students

BAGUIO CITY – NEDA-CAR oriented graduating students of BS Forestry from Benguet State University (BSU) on February 1, 2019, about the role of agriculture and forestry in the Regional Development Plan 2017-2022 and the nation’s AmBisyon Natin 2040. Conrado Bao-idang, dean of the College of Forestry delivered the opening remarks. NEDA-CAR through Economic Development Specialist… Read more »

Regional IP Committee commends NHA rule amendment

BAGUIO CITY – NHA-CAR briefed the Committee on Indigenous Peoples’ Concerns (CIPC) on its NHA-LGU partnership and Indigenous Peoples’ Housing Assistance programs during its 1st Quarter meeting of the CIPC on January 31 at the RDC Hall, Baguio City. Earlier, the RDC-CAR approved a resolution requesting the NHA to also consider certificates of ancestral domain… Read more »

BSU and NEDA engage more students for Cordi autonomy

La Trinidad, Benguet – The Benguet State University (BSU) has continued to be a staunch partner in raising awareness on Cordillera autonomy among the youth. Last January 29, BSU conducted a lecture on “The Case of Cordillera autonomy towards regional identity building and its implication on self-identity and socio-political participation” for around 500 students. The… Read more »

Ifugao commits to raise autonomy awareness

LAGAWE, IFUGAO – The provincial government of Ifugao is set to conduct a training of municipal and barangay officials on how to extensively convey the core messages of Cordillera autonomy. The event, which is scheduled on February 7, 2019 in the Community Development Center, Lagawe, Ifugao, was coordinated by NEDA-CAR as part of its advocacy… Read more »