RDC prepares for next FLAME awards

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Development Council gathered a regional assessment team on February 12, 2019, to discuss the criteria and selection process for the 2019 F.L.A.M.E. (Forwarding Local Autonomy Medal of Excellence) Awards for provincial, municipal and city local government units (LGUs) of the Cordillera region. The FLAME awardees are chosen by the RDC… Read more »

NEDA chief supports Cordi autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – NEDA Secretary and Chief planning and development adviser for the President, Ernesto Pernia, committed to include the draft Cordillera Organic Act as one of the priority bills under the President’s Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council (LEDAC) on February 7, 2019, during the Cordillera stakeholders’ meeting.  Secretary Pernia heads the secretariat to the LEDAC… Read more »

NEDA-CAR staff welcomes Socio-economic Planning Chief

BAGUIO CITY – Socio-Economic and Planning Chief and NEDA Secretary Ernesto Pernia visited the NEDA-CAR Regional Office in Baguio City on February 6, 2019, as the first of a two-day visit to Baguio to hear the concerns of the Cordillera region. He is joined by Undersecretary for Regional Development Adoracion Navarro. He is welcomed by… Read more »

NEDA-CAR shares development advocacy with Forestry students

BAGUIO CITY – NEDA-CAR oriented graduating students of BS Forestry from Benguet State University (BSU) on February 1, 2019, about the role of agriculture and forestry in the Regional Development Plan 2017-2022 and the nation’s AmBisyon Natin 2040. Conrado Bao-idang, dean of the College of Forestry delivered the opening remarks. NEDA-CAR through Economic Development Specialist… Read more »

NEDA-CAR prepares for continuing regional development

BAGUIO CITY – The management and staff of the National Economic and Development Authority Cordillera Administrative Region (NEDA-CAR) reviewed their accomplishments in 2018 as the regional planning agency and technical secretariat of the Regional Development Council during the NEDA-CAR 2018 Performance Review and 2019 Work Planning Workshop on January 17, 2019. The regional office takes… Read more »

NEDA-CAR is ISO 9001:2015 certified!

This was announced on December 17 by AJA Registrars, Inc., the certifying body contracted by NEDA-CAR to assess its processes against the ISO standards. This is the second time the office was issued an ISO certification, the first one being the ISO 9001-2008 standard. The certification was issued after the office successfully hurdled the external… Read more »

Cordi IPs unite for autonomy

BAGUIO CITY – Heated debates and passionate discussions were concluded through a resolution from the delegates of the Indigenous Peoples’ Legislative Assembly – Cordillera Administrative Region (IPLA-CAR) on December 8, 2018 in Baguio City. The delegates approved Resolution no. 2 Series of 2018 entitled: “A Resolution Adopting and Endorsing the Outputs of the Indigenous Peoples… Read more »