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 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 »

PopCom advocates the advantage of Demographic dividend

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 »

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 »