RDC Committees raise concerns about Abra-Ilocos river project

BAGUIO CITY – Two Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) committees refer to the lessons learned from the Chico River Pump Irrigation project to address the concerns on the proposed Ilocos Norte-Ilocos Sur-Abra Irrigation Project (INISAIP) that will source water from the Abra river. The Infrastructure Development Committee and the Watershed and Environmental Management Committee conducted… Read more »

Cordillera RDC to revive agriculture committee

After repeated clamor from stakeholders and development partners and the initiative of Regional Development Council Chair and Abra Governor Joy Bernos, the RDC Agriculture sub-committee will begin to meet and tackle concerns of agriculture and development in the Cordillera region. The RDC-CAR Executive Committee agreed to the revival of the Agriculture sub-committee under the Economic… Read more »

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 »

Governor Bernos begins work as RDC chair

BAGUIO CITY – Abra Governor Joy Bernos began her work as Chairperson of the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) with a briefing with the RDC Executive Committee on November 8, 2019. Governor Bernos acknowledged her expanded role, “Now, I am not just thinking about the development of my province but the whole Cordillera. I hope… Read more »