RPMC gathers DPWH and DepEd to fast track school building projects in anticipation of return of students

BAGUIO CITY – On July 1, the Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) through its secretariat, NEDA-CAR, conducted a special problem-solving session to facilitate the completion of school building projects under the Baguio Educational Facilities Fund. Data on 37 school building projects (SBPs) were consolidated by NEDA-CAR and discussed by the committee with both DPWH-CAR and DepEd-CAR giving updates on the status of the school buildings.  DepEd Regional Director Estela Cariño wanted to… Read more »

Regional Statistics Committee in CAR recognizes role of academe, other tourism-related informal sector

The Regional Statistics Committee (RSC-CAR) approved the inclusion of the academe and other tourism-related informal sector as members of the Technical Working Group (TWG) in the preparation of the Cordillera Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSA) on June 25. The state universities and colleges (SUCs) and some private universities in the region will form part of the… Read more »

Cordillera Statistics Committee backs Baguio and Benguet LGUs stat-based development initiatives

The Cordillera Regional Statistics Committee (RSC-CAR) approved resolutions supporting the local governments of Baguio City and Benguet province in their initiatives to strengthen their statistical databases and capacities during its second quarter virtual meeting on June 25. The Committee endorsed the inclusion of Baguio City in the 2021 pilot testing of the enhanced Community-Based Monitoring… Read more »

Cordillera’s development milestones reported in the CAR Regional Pre-SONA Series

Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for CAR and Agriculture Secretary William D. Dar reported the top 5 accomplishments of the Duterte administration in the region in today’s Regional Pre-SONA Series for the Cordillera held at the Baguio Convention Center and mainstreamed live through Facebook. These major accomplishments are, (1) improved regional poverty… Read more »

Innovative GAD advocacy in a changing environment – GAD Regional Committee

Baguio City – Gender and Development (GAD) advocacy should move from traditional activities with innovative ways considering the changing environment which is continuously aggravated by the current health crisis. This was manifested during the Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) meeting on Thursday, January 21, as it agreed to spell-out more advocacy of gender concerns… Read more »

Cordillera Economic agency readies for this year’s uncertainties

Baguio City – The Cordillera National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) braces itself for this year’s expected shocks and uncertainties due to the continuing challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic during its work planning on Thursday, January 14. The agency identified its development directions based on the 2021 agency country development priorities anchored on… Read more »

RDC-CAR steps up with parliamentary procedure

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council ended the year with a capacity building activity on parliamentary rules and procedures. Senate Director and chief counselor on Senate parliamentary law, Atty. Amado Maralit, discussed the different applications of parliamentary procedure and protocol during the half-day activity on December 23. “It is not necessary for you… Read more »