Regional Statistics Committee in CAR recognizes role of academe, other tourism-related informal sector

The Regional Statistics Committee (RSC-CAR) approved the inclusion of the academe and other tourism-related informal sector as members of the Technical Working Group (TWG) in the preparation of the Cordillera Tourism Satellite Accounts (TSA) on June 25. The state universities and colleges (SUCs) and some private universities in the region will form part of the… Read more »

Cordillera Statistics Committee backs Baguio and Benguet LGUs stat-based development initiatives

The Cordillera Regional Statistics Committee (RSC-CAR) approved resolutions supporting the local governments of Baguio City and Benguet province in their initiatives to strengthen their statistical databases and capacities during its second quarter virtual meeting on June 25. The Committee endorsed the inclusion of Baguio City in the 2021 pilot testing of the enhanced Community-Based Monitoring… Read more »

RDC-CAR strongly supports Amendment for RA 9176

BAGUIO CITY – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) expressed its strong support for the proposed amendment of Republic Act (RA) 9176 to remove the deadline for the application of agricultural free patents and further ease the application process during its meeting on June 10, 2021. Republic Act 9176 sets the deadline for the filing… Read more »

Host Committee irons out details for the 34th Cordillera Month Celebration

The Regional Development Council (RDC)- Sectoral Committee on Watershed and Environmental Management chaired by DENR-CAR Regional Director Ralph Pablo met on May 11 to iron out the details for the 34th Cordillera Month Celebration for endorsement to the Regional Development Council. The committee proposed the theme “Working Together Towards Cordillera Autonomy through Green Recovery” for… Read more »

PSRs from the Cordillera join the 12th RDC-PSRs’ National Convention

On 28-29 April 2021, Private Sector Representatives (PSR) from the Regional Development Council- Cordillera Administrative Region (RDC-CAR) along with other PSRs from across the country convened virtually for the 12th RDC-PSRs’ National Convention with the theme “Private Sector Representatives’ Role in the Regions’ Recovery and Resiliency”. The event aimed to enlighten the PSRs of the… Read more »

United Pursuit for Cordillera Autonomy Continues

Cordillera autonomy advocates, speakers and project partners were gathered for a two-day virtual assembly on April 13-14, 2021 to be updated on the Social Preparation of CAR into an Autonomous Region (SPCAR) program’s 2020 accomplishments, re-assess the program’s communication plan and be capacitated on advocating through digital platforms. RDC-CAR Acting Vice Chair and NEDA-CAR OIC-Regional… Read more »

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 »