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 »

Only 1% of Cordi National Roads remain unpaved

BAGUIO CITY – On September 29, The Cordillera Regional Development Council Infrastructure Development Committee, chaired by DPWH-CAR Dir. Khadaffy Tanggol, reviewed the status of Infrastructure projects in the region during their regular quarterly meeting in which DPWH-CAR reported that about 42 kilometers or 1.9% of our all national roads in the region remain to be… Read more »

RDC joins NCIP in the IP Month launch

BAGUIO CITY – On September 30, the Regional Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP-CAR) launched the planned activities for this year’s Indigenous Peoples’ Month Celebration with the nation-wide theme of “Correcting Historical Injustices for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Welfare”. Regional Development Council IP Concerns Committee (RDC-CIPC) Chair and NCIP Regional Director Manuel Jaramilla detailed over 90… Read more »

RDC expands committee’ functions and composition for agriculture innovation

BAGUIO CITY – In response to the call of the Luzon Regional Development Committee for the operationalization of policy recommendations to strengthen agriculture technology and innovations for high-value crops in Luzon, the Cordillera Regional Development Council passed a resolution on September 7, to expand the functions and membership of the Regional Research, Development, and Innovation… Read more »

Benguet Caretaker files Cordillera autonomy bill

Benguet caretaker Congressman Eric Yap of the ACT-CIS party-list filed House Bill 7778 on September 27, 2020, files yet another bill pushing for the establishment of the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera. This is the 3rd proposed law with the intent of establishing autonomy for the Cordillera region in the 18th Congress alongside House Bill… Read more »

Legislators solidify support to Cordillera autonomy

Baguio City – The 34th Sipat Anniversary celebration organized by the Regional Development Council  (RDC-CAR) through NEDA-CAR last September 13, 2020, was once again a venue for legislators to express their support for the passing of House Bill 5687: An Act Establishing the Autonomous Region of the Cordillera. This year’s celebration included the participation of… Read more »

National officials commend Cordillera for 34 years of Commitment to Peace

National and local peace-keepers expressed their support to the region’s pursuit for peace and development through regional autonomy during the commemoration of the 34th Sipat anniversary last September 13 organized by the Cordillera Regional Development Council through its secretariat, NEDA-CAR. Some of the country’s top peace and security officials in the persons of National Security… Read more »