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 »

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 lauds outstanding Covid-19 volunteers

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 »

Outstanding COVID-19 volunteers shortlisted for CAR

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Steering Committee technical working group on the search for outstanding volunteers led by NEDA-CAR staff shortlisted over sixty submissions for the 2020 National Search for Outstanding Covid-19 volunteers. With the call of the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency for national nominees, NEDA-CAR aims to nominate up to three volunteers… Read more »

Search is on for Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteers in the Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY – The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) through NEDA-CAR is now accepting nominations for Outstanding Volunteers this 2020. This year’s search is for volunteers who have made significant contributions in addressing the challenges brought by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Interested parties may accomplish the nomination form in this link: bit.ly//COVID19VolunteerNomination. The deadline… Read more »