The pursuit for Cordillera autonomy remained an important priority despite the worldwide crisis and Cordillerans might have made its best case for the region’s readiness for self-governance.
It shall pursue better capacitation of weavers in production technology innovation and market linkages, promote environmental quality and sustainable use of its resources, increase the resiliency of individuals and communities, and preserve the unique culture and heritage.
Baguio City – In a bid to consolidate their initiatives and build up broader participation in the region’s development programs and processes, the Private Sector Representatives (PSRs) of the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) firmed up their priorities for 2021 on Monday, January 25. The PSRs intend to sustain their proactive stance on the regional… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
BAGUIO CITY – The RDC Committee on Indigenous Peoples’ Concerns held its final meeting of the year to review its accomplishments and plans ahead for 2021. Newly assigned Acting NCIP Regional Director for the Cordillera Atty. Marlon P. Bosantog presided over the meeting where he was warmly welcomed by the Committee. The results of… Read more »
BAGUIO CITY – The Mayors of Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, and Tublay (BLISTT) signed on December 14 a joint advisory for temporary enhanced border regulation between the units of the BLISTT from December 16 until December 22. This was decided during an earlier emergency meeting of the BLISTT governing council on December… Read more »