NEDA-CAR advocates for inclusive development planning in volunteerism event

Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Stephanie F. Christiansen of the NEDA Regional Office Cordillera (NRO-CAR) emphasized inclusivity and participatory approach in the planning process during the capacity development on mainstreaming volunteerism in local policies and development plans on October 3 – 7, 2022 in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte.    She shared that inclusive development planning, which… Read more »

RSC-CAR tackles major statistical programs and projects during its 3rd quarter meeting

The Cordillera Regional Statistical Committee (RSC) tackled updates on major statistical reports during its 3rd Quarter meeting on October 13, 2022. These include the 2nd Quarter Regional Economic Situationer, Updates on the Sustainable Development Goals, Environmental and Tourism Statistics, CAR Citizen-generated data, Provincial Product Accounts (PPAs), CAR Core Regional Indicator System, and Community-based Monitoring Systems… Read more »

BLISTT Governing Council approves IRR of RA 11932

BAGUIO CITY – The Metropolitan BLISTT (MBLISTT) Council convened on October 12 to review and approve the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 11932, creating the Metropolitan Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, & Tublay Development Authority (MBLISTTDA). The council was given 90 days from the approval of the law on July… Read more »

NEDA- CAR joins the opening salvo of Statistics Month

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) joined the region in celebrating the 33rd National Statistics Month (NSM) during the opening program on October 7, 2022 held in Baguio City. Said event was hosted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) with the theme, Boosting the Country’s Recovery with Informed Decisions, Better Policies. Ms. Gina V.… Read more »

NEDA calls for youth to be partners for change

BAGUIO CITY – NEDA-CAR Assistant Regional Dir. (ARD) Stephanie F. Christiansen of the National Economic and Development Authority Regional Office (NRO-CAR) calls for the youth to be partners for change during the 9th Philippines I Transform! Young Leaders Convention held on October 6, 2022. She shared the implementation status of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)… Read more »

CAR Poverty incidence improves despite the COVID-19 pandemic

Chief Statistical Specialist Federico Bahit, Jr. of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA-CAR) reported that the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) consistently demonstrated an improving economic performance as shown in the decreasing trend of poverty incidence from 2018 to 2021.  CAR also performed better than the national in almost all poverty indicators.  The Regional Statistics Committee (RSC),… Read more »


Vice-Chair, Regional Development Council-CAR Regional Director, National Economic and Development Authority-CAR 2022 Indigenous Peoples Month and the 25th Commemoration of the IPRA 4 October 2022, Baguio City NCIP Commissioner Gaspar Cayat and Regional Director Atanacio Addog, TESDA Director Jovencio Ferrer, Jr., our Private Sector Representatives in the Regional Development Council – Maam Edna Tabanda and… Read more »