NEDA IV-A celebrates 2015 Nutrition Month


Regional Director Luis G. Banua led the NEDA Regionnal Office (NRO) IV-A family in the 2015 nutrition month-long celebration themed “Timbang Iwasto, sa Tamang Nutrisyon at Ehersisyo.!” The observance of nutrition month commenced during the Flag Ceremony on July 6 with the discussion of activities and ended with the launching of Biggest Loser Challenge on July 27. In discussing the theme, Ms. Donna Ronquillo of the PFPD quoted the National Nutrition Council (NNC) report that overweight and obesity are emerging […]

Calabarzon RDC meets the Press


Lipa City, Batangas – Members of the Press Corps in Calabarzon region participated in the first Regional Development Council (RDC) IV-A Press Conference. The press conference held on 11 June 2015, right after the RDC IV-A Full Council meeting, aims to disseminate the development priorities of the region. Various issues in the region were clarified during the presscon by the panellists. On the incidence of poverty despite the robust economic growth, the press were informed of the Accelerated and Sustainable […]

RDC Conducts 2nd Quarter Full Council Meeting

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The Regional Development Council (RDC) conducted its 2nd Quarter Full Council Meeting on 11 June 2015 at the Department of Agriculture- STIARC, Marauoy, Lipa City. There were 30 resolutions passed during the meeting, among which were the following: a) guidelines for the Regional Search for Outstanding Gender and Development Implementer; (b) DILG endorsement of Migration and Development Convergence Program to the cities and municipalities; (c) creation of a Technical Working Group on Paete Wood Carving Industry to assist the municipality […]

RDC Awards Calabarzon’s Achievers


The Regional Development Council (RDC) awarded achievers from Calabarzon during its 2nd Quarter Full Council Meeting on 11 June 2015 at the Department of Agriculture- STIARC, Marauoy, Lipa City, Batangas. The Council regularly awards individuals and institutions for their exemplary performance and/or achievement that bring honor and pride to the region. The RDC recognized El Gamma Penumbra, a shadow play group from Tanauan City, Batangas, for winning Season One of Asia’s Got Talent held on May 14, 2015 at Marina Bay […]

5th Calabarzon GAD Convention tackles challenges in gender mainstreaming in the context of ASEAN Integration


The Regional Development Council (RDC) thru its Subcommittee on Gender and Development (SCGAD) conducted the 5th Calabarzon Regional GAD Convention from May 27-29, 2015 at the Splash Oasis Resort in Los Baños, Laguna. The Convention was organized by the RDC in partnership with the League of Population Officers and Workers of the Philippines Laguna Chapter and the Laguna Association of Planning and Development Coordinators. Three hundred participants attended the convention, with 67 percent of the delegates from local government units, […]