CAR innovation champions launch ATTRACT as the regional inclusive innovation brand

The Regional Research, Development, and Innovation Committee (RRDIC) with DOST Regional Dir. Nancy Bantog as the Chair in collaboration with the DTI-CAR launched the ATTRACT or the Accelerators towards Transformative Regional Advancement, Competitiveness, and Transcendence on November 4 at the University of the Cordilleras (UC) in Baguio City. “The launching aims to promote ATTRACT as… Read more »

RSC-CAR tackles major statistical programs and projects during its 3rd quarter meeting

The Cordillera Regional Statistical Committee (RSC) tackled updates on major statistical reports during its 3rd Quarter meeting on October 13, 2022. These include the 2nd Quarter Regional Economic Situationer, Updates on the Sustainable Development Goals, Environmental and Tourism Statistics, CAR Citizen-generated data, Provincial Product Accounts (PPAs), CAR Core Regional Indicator System, and Community-based Monitoring Systems… Read more »

BLISTT Governing Council approves IRR of RA 11932

BAGUIO CITY – The Metropolitan BLISTT (MBLISTT) Council convened on October 12 to review and approve the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 11932, creating the Metropolitan Baguio City, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba, & Tublay Development Authority (MBLISTTDA). The council was given 90 days from the approval of the law on July… Read more »

NEDA calls for youth to be partners for change

BAGUIO CITY – NEDA-CAR Assistant Regional Dir. (ARD) Stephanie F. Christiansen of the National Economic and Development Authority Regional Office (NRO-CAR) calls for the youth to be partners for change during the 9th Philippines I Transform! Young Leaders Convention held on October 6, 2022. She shared the implementation status of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)… Read more »

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 »

RDC Cordillera recognized as S&T champ

The Regional Development Council (RDC) of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) was recognized as Science and Technology (S&T) champion by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) during the opening program of the National S&T week on September 21, 2022 held at the Benguet State University in La Trinidad, Benguet. DOST-CAR Regional Director (RD) Nancy… Read more »

RDC-CAR enjoins support to good governance, innovation, and advancement of Indigenous Peoples concerns

The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) enjoins the public and private sector to support the initiatives toward good governance, innovation and the advancement of the recognition, protection of indigenous peoples (IP) rights during its third quarter meeting on September 8, 2022 in Baguio City. On motion of Regional Dir. Leo L. Quintilla of the Social… Read more »

NEDA-CAR Capacitates its Staff on Internal Quality Audit

BAGUIO CITY – As part of the agency’s commitment to continually improve its Quality Management System (QMS), the Cordillera National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) conducted the two-day In-house Training-Workshop on the ISO 9001:2015 Internal Quality Audit (IQA) on August 30-31, 2022, with Quality Plus Management as the training consultant. The training-workshop aimed to help… Read more »