Autonomy IEC rolls to Apayao

LUNA, APAYAO – The Provincial Local Government Unit of Apayao (PLGU-Apayao) with the assistance of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) conducted its first Municipal Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Speakers’ Training at the provincial capitol for officials coming from the PLGU and municipal LGUs of Conner, Flora, Kabugao, Luna, and Pudtol on March… Read more »

Review for the proposed Cordillera Organic Act underway

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Development Council through NEDA-CAR conducted the Regional Development Council (RDC) and Technical Working Group on the review of the proposed Cordillera Organic Act, House Bill 5343, on March 12, 2019. Atty. Mohammad Jamalul Giducos of the Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) presented the highlights of the BOL. Prosecutor Leilene Carantes-Gallardo who… Read more »

Environment committee pushes for Minahang Bayan simplification

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Development Council Watershed and Environmental Management Committee (WEMC) led by DENR-CAR Regional Executive Director and Committee Chair Ralph Pablo with NEDA Regional Director and RDC Vice chair Milagros Rimando addressed concerns and set priorities for 2019 during the committee’s 1st quarter meeting in Baguio City last March 7, 2019. Included… Read more »

Ifugao police takes active role in autonomy IEC

Around 130 uniformed and non-uniformed personnel from the Ifugao Police Provincial Office (IPPO) and Ifugao Municipal Police Stations (MPS) attended the autonomy Information, Education and Communication (IEC) forum held at the Camp Joaquin, Lagawe, Ifugao on March 7, 2019. IEC Speakers Mr. William Mamanglo and Ms. Rosemarie Lindawan shared the basic concepts, roadmap, history, the… Read more »

CAR RPMC notes positive accomplishments in ongoing Kennon rehab projects

The implementation of two ongoing road rehabilitation projects located along Kennon Road significantly improved, based on the findings of the Cordillera Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC-CAR) during its monitoring activity and problem-solving session (PSS) conducted on March 6, 2019. One of these projects is the rehabilitation of national roads with slips, slope collapse, and landslide… Read more »

DepEd addresses delay of school building projects

BAGUIO CITY- The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) of the RDC found that the previously delayed school building projects under the Department of Education’s Basic Education Facilities Fund (BEFF) have been fast-tracked. DepEd-CAR reported that steps have been taken by both DepEd-CAR and its central office to address the delays of the school building projects… Read more »

Autonomy is the way towards sustainable development

BAGUIO CITY- Regional Development Council Chair and Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan presented autonomy and self-determination as the best route towards achieving the sustainable development goals in the Cordillera region during the Regional Symposium on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) on February 27, 2019. The symposium focused on localizing the UN SDGs in… Read more »

Former Agri Chief pushes for better R&D

BAGUIO CITY- Former Agriculture Secretary William Dar stressed the importance of research and development in agriculture to be able to attain sustainable development in the country. Dar was a guest speaker during the Regional Symposium on the United Nations Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals organized by NEDA-CAR on February 27, 2019. Dar detailed the major… Read more »

NEDA sponsors BLISTT Infra master plan project

BAGUIO CITY – NEDA continues its support for the Cordillera region by funding the “Formulation of the Baguio-La Trinidad-Itogon-Sablan-Tuba-Tublay (BLISTT) Infrastructure Master Plan”. NEDA, through its Project Development and Other Related Studies (PDRS) fund, called for the project in recognition of the increasing urbanization of the BLISTT as one of the identified primary growth centers… Read more »