Cordillera RSDC endorses two resolutions to address teenage pregnancy and senior citizen concerns in the region

The Cordillera Regional Social Development Committee (RSDC) in its third quarter meeting on August 10 approved the endorsement to the Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) the request of the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM-CAR) for all relevant regional line agencies (RLAs), civil society organization (CSO) and local government units (LGUs) in the Cordillera to support… Read more »

Cordillera joins nation in declaring adolescent pregnancy as national emergency

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Social Development Committee (RSDC) of the Cordillera Regional Development Council joins the National Social Development Committee in declaring teenage pregnancy as a national social emergency. The OIC-Assistant Regional Director Cecile Basawil of Cordillera Commission on Population and Development shared the National and Regional Social Development Committee Resolution No. 1 Series… Read more »

Social Development Committee starts another flagship program

BAGUIO CITY – The Regional Social Development Committee (RSDC) of the Cordillera Regional Development Council began the implementation of the second round of its flagship program “Convergence Program for the Poorest Municipalities in CAR” in Tineg, Abra. The program was presented by newly-elected RSDC chairman DSWD-CAR Regional Director Leonard Quintilla during the 4th Quarter RSDC… Read more »

Regional IP Committee commends NHA rule amendment

BAGUIO CITY – NHA-CAR briefed the Committee on Indigenous Peoples’ Concerns (CIPC) on its NHA-LGU partnership and Indigenous Peoples’ Housing Assistance programs during its 1st Quarter meeting of the CIPC on January 31 at the RDC Hall, Baguio City. Earlier, the RDC-CAR approved a resolution requesting the NHA to also consider certificates of ancestral domain… Read more »

Six poorest municipalities are the region’s Convergence Areas

Field visit to Barangay Health Center (above) in Barangay Balawis, Banaue, Ifugao in 2016 by members of the Convergence Team. A project that aims to literally bring government services to the grassroots level is currently being implemented in six poorest municipalities in the Cordillera. The Convergence Program for Poorest Municipalities aims for the concerted and… Read more »