Regional IP Committee tackles misrepresentation and appropriation of culture

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Development Council Committee on Indigenous People’s Concerns conducted the first two of four webinars hosted by Committee Co-Chair Ryan Mangusan on October 7 and 14, respectively. Guest speakers from the Cordillera academe discussed the various cultural injustices faced by Cordilleran indigenous peoples. UP Baguio Chancellor and history professor Raymundo Rovillos… Read more »

Only 1% of Cordi National Roads remain unpaved

BAGUIO CITY – On September 29, The Cordillera Regional Development Council Infrastructure Development Committee, chaired by DPWH-CAR Dir. Khadaffy Tanggol, reviewed the status of Infrastructure projects in the region during their regular quarterly meeting in which DPWH-CAR reported that about 42 kilometers or 1.9% of our all national roads in the region remain to be… Read more »

NEDA-CAR receives CSC PRIME-HRM Bronze Award

BAGUIO CITY – The NEDA Regional Office Cordillera received its Civil Service PRIME-HRM Certification level II Bronze Award on September 30, 2020. The office is one of only five government agencies in Baguio City and one of seven in the entire Cordillera region to receive PRIME-HRM Certification level II. PRIME-HRM stands for Program to Institutionalize… Read more »

Search is on for Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteers in the Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) through NEDA-CAR is now accepting nominations for Outstanding Volunteers this 2020. This year’s search is for volunteers who have made significant contributions in addressing the challenges brought by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Interested parties may accomplish the nomination form in this link: bit.ly//COVID19VolunteerNomination. The deadline… Read more »

RDC joins NCIP in the IP Month launch

BAGUIO CITY – On September 30, the Regional Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP-CAR) launched the planned activities for this year’s Indigenous Peoples’ Month Celebration with the nation-wide theme of “Correcting Historical Injustices for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Welfare”. Regional Development Council IP Concerns Committee (RDC-CIPC) Chair and NCIP Regional Director Manuel Jaramilla detailed over 90… Read more »

RDC Committee calls for expanded gender resource pool

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) finalized the criteria for the selection of the gender and development resource persons for CAR in a technical working group meeting on September 22. The RGADC plans to expand their resource pool of Gender and Development experts and advocates that can be tapped to… Read more »

BLISTT mayors discuss Baguio tourism strategy

BAGUIO CITY – BLISTT mayors discussed Baguio City’s strategy for its re-opening to tourists from Region 1. The mayors of La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay called for the BLISTT council meeting on October 1 to clarify the role of the surrounding local government units and the implications of the City’s re-opening on their… Read more »

RDC expands committee’ functions and composition for agriculture innovation

BAGUIO CITY – In response to the call of the Luzon Regional Development Committee for the operationalization of policy recommendations to strengthen agriculture technology and innovations for high-value crops in Luzon, the Cordillera Regional Development Council passed a resolution on September 7, to expand the functions and membership of the Regional Research, Development, and Innovation… Read more »