NEDA Region IV-A Supports the 31st National Statistics Month Celebration

“Bridging Digital Gaps: Making Information Available to All” was the theme of this year’s celebration of the National Statistics Month. This emphasizes the need to address social inequality in terms of access and use of information and communications technology. During the opening ceremony of the 31st National Statistics Month celebration last October 5, 2020, NEDA continue reading : NEDA Region IV-A Supports the 31st National Statistics Month Celebration

NEDA and OCD conduct Project Proposal Training for Taal RRP Projects

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Region IV-A, together with the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) Region IV-A gathered around 40 technical staff from local government units (LGUs) affected by Taal Volcano eruption and concerned agencies for the Training Workshop on the Preparation of National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (NDRRMF) Project Proposal continue reading : NEDA and OCD conduct Project Proposal Training for Taal RRP Projects

CALABARZON RDC Pushes Funding for Projects to Rehabilitate Taal Vocano Eruption Affected Areas

The CALABARZON Regional Development Council (RDC) conducted a workshop to determine the status of projects included in the Investment Program of the Taal Rehabilitation and Recovery Program last October 13. The workshop, which was conducted through a video conference, focused on the projects proposed by local government units (LGUs) for funding by national government agencies. continue reading : CALABARZON RDC Pushes Funding for Projects to Rehabilitate Taal Vocano Eruption Affected Areas

Academe and Industry Convene to Discuss Employment and Partnership Prospects

The Special Committee on Strengthening Academe-Industry Linkages conducted a second Academe-Industry Dialogue for the Automotive Industry on October 8 via Zoom videoconference. The activity was part of a series of dialogue for the five priority industries in CALABARZON which are electronics, IT-BPM, automotive, metals, and petrochemicals. Following the success of the Dialogue for electronics and continue reading : Academe and Industry Convene to Discuss Employment and Partnership Prospects

2020 CALABARZON Planners Forum Highlights Health and Economic Resiliency

Around 200 planners from the local government units (LGUs), agencies, and academe gathered for this year’s CALABARZON Forum for Local Planners held on September 22 to 23, 2020. The forum, which was conducted via videoconference, focused on the government’s response to current challenges on public health and disasters. Opening the forum, NEDA Regional Director Luis continue reading : 2020 CALABARZON Planners Forum Highlights Health and Economic Resiliency

Luzon RDCom sets 12 Priority Agenda for the next three years and discusses IRA increase

The Luzon Regional Development Committee (RDCom) during its 2nd 2020 meeting on September 16, 2020 approved its priority agenda for 2020 to 2022. The priority agenda which was presented by NEDA Region IV-A ARD Gina T. Gacusan consisted of the following: a) benefits of host regions from the Energy Regulation Fund 1-94; b) interconnectivity between continue reading : Luzon RDCom sets 12 Priority Agenda for the next three years and discusses IRA increase

CALABARZON Pushes for Gender Responsiveness at the Local Level

The CALABARZON Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) pushed for gender-responsiveness at the local level through an Orientation on the Enhanced Gender Responsive LGU (GeRL) Assessment Tool conducted on September 15, 2020 via Zoom videoconference. The online orientation gathered a total of 353 participants with 96 out of the 142 LGUs in the region participating. continue reading : CALABARZON Pushes for Gender Responsiveness at the Local Level

CALABARZON RDC and RPOC Request for Automatic Release of IRA to LGUs from National Taxes

The CALABARZON Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) during its joint meeting on September 10, 2020, approved to request the national government to expedite the implementation of the Supreme Court (SC) decision on the automatic release of the internal revenue allotment (IRA) share from national taxes to LGUs. The continue reading : CALABARZON RDC and RPOC Request for Automatic Release of IRA to LGUs from National Taxes

CALABARZON RDC Approves the Revised RDC Project Endorsement Guidelines

The CALABARZON Regional Development Council (RDC) approved the revised RDC Project Endorsement Guidelines during its third quarter meeting on September 10. The Project Endorsement Guidelines were revised to facilitate the approval process and to enhance the participation of the local government units (LGUs) that will be affected by the project. Among the revisions were the continue reading : CALABARZON RDC Approves the Revised RDC Project Endorsement Guidelines

CALABARZON RDC Conducts Coordination Meeting for Removal of Obstructive Trees

The CALABARZON Regional Development Council (RDC) – Sectoral Committee on Infrastructure Development (SCID) conducted a coordination meeting on September 3 on the removal of obstructive trees along road-right-of-way (RROW). The removal of obstructions along the RROW is one of the banner projects of the Sectoral Committee on Infrastructure Development that aims to improve traffic flow continue reading : CALABARZON RDC Conducts Coordination Meeting for Removal of Obstructive Trees