RDC-CAR lauds outstanding Covid-19 volunteers

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council recognized the region’s three most outstanding Covid-19 volunteers during the 4th quarter RDC meeting on December 15, 2020, namely: Clemencia Basilio Lapas, Elmer Macalingay and Rizavel Addawe.  The Cordillera Regional Search Committee endorsed Ms. Lapas as CAR’s nominee for the Philippine National Volunteer Services Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA)… Read more »

PopCom advocates the advantage of Demographic dividend

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Commission on Population and Development (PopCom) oriented the staff of NEDA-CAR on the benefits of the demographic dividend and CAR’s unique position to take advantage of this. PopCom Regional Director Magdalena Abellera stressed that through population management, people-centered development could be achieved. Population and respecting choices Abellera opened the seminar… Read more »

Cordillera Balik Probinsya committee focuses on livelihood

BAGUIO CITY – On October 30, The Cordillera Regional Development Council convened the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2) Committee, chaired by Agriculture Secretary and Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security for CAR (CORDS-CAR) William Dar. The first meeting of the committee set out to gather specific regional issues in relation to the national program… Read more »

Agencies prepare Cordillera Balik Probinsya Action Plan

BAGUIO CITY – With the marching order of BP2 CAR Committee Chairman, Secretary William Dar of the Department of Agriculture, to create a technical working group to consolidate regional agency initiatives, NEDA-CAR as secretariat of the committee convened regional line agencies for a full-day blended face-to-face and online workshop to create the Cordillera BP2 action… Read more »

Cordi IP elders set for training and updates on Cordi Autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council through NEDA-CAR and NCIP will conduct a series of engagements with Indigenous Peoples’ Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) across the Cordillera Administrative Region in December. The IPMRs will have a refresher on Cordillera autonomy and updates on recent the proposed laws establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera. An… Read more »

New Cordi Autonomy advocates trained

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council held a two-day workshop from November 26 to 27 to train new speakers for the Information, Education, and Communication thrust of the Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous Region (SPCAR) program. The activity targeted different forms of communication to reach different sectors especially the youth. Over… Read more »

House Committee hears Cordi Autonomy bills

Cordillera autonomy inches closer to realization with the hearing of the House of Representatives Committee on Local Government (CLG) of the proposed law Establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera. House Bill 5687, filed by all CAR Congressmen, and HB 7778 filed by Benguet Cartaker Congressman Eric Yap were up for deliberation by the Committee… Read more »