Cordillera RDC extends development support to LGUs

The RDC Executive committee (ExCom) agreed during the January 23 1st Quarter RDC-ExCom meeting to formalize the RDC project development assistance services for local government units. RDC-CAR Chair Joy Bernos proposed the this in a previous RDC meeting to strengthen the relationship between the RDC and the LGUs. The RDC Secretariat NEDA-CAR presented the mechanism… Read more »

Autonomy Advocacy set 2020 plans and priorities

The Regional Development Council Executive Committee endorsed on January 23, 2020 the NEDA-led Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous Region (SPCAR) Program Project list and work plan for 2020 to the RDC en Banc. SPCAR technical working group, composed of DILG, DBM, and the private sector, met last January 10 to prepare the SPCAR… Read more »

GAD Committee to expand gender and development fora

The Regional Gender and Development Committee agreed to conduct more gender and development budget fora at the provincial level for 2020. The committee met on January 17 for its first meeting of the year to look back at the accomplishments and strategize plans in advancing gender equality and development in the region. In 2019, the… Read more »

Mankayan youth participates in Autonomy information drive

MANKAYAN, BENGUET – The Alliance of General Parents Teachers Association-Indigenous Peoples Farmers (AGTA-IPF) in coordination with NEDA-CAR gathered senior high school students and teachers from different schools all over the municipality for an Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) forum on Cordillera autonomy held at the Mankayan National High School Gym last January 24, 2020. The… Read more »

NEDA-CAR to bolster development research and advocacy

National Economic and Development Authority – Cordillera (NEDA-CAR) Regional Director Milagros Rimando challenged the NEDA-CAR staff to become advocates of the Philippine Government’s development plans during the NEDA-CAR 2019 Assessment and 2020 Work-Planning held January 8 and 9, 2020. Rimando said that NEDA-CAR staff must advocate long-term plans of the region and the nation as… Read more »

Cordillera autonomy gains support in 2019

“As long as it is in the Constitution, we will pursue autonomy”, said advocate Joel Cervantes in his discussion on the region’s pursuit of regional self-determination with senior high school students. This is one of many information dissemination activities conducted in 2019 by the Cordillera Regional Development Council through the NEDA-CAR Social Preparation of CAR… Read more »