CALABARZON RLUC pushes for the integration of ridge-to-reef approach in Batangas and Laguna PDPFPs

As the Provinces of Batangas and Laguna prepare their respective Provincial Development and Physical Framework Plans (PDPFP), the CALABARZON Regional Land Use Committee (RLUC) urged the integration of the ridge-to-reef (R2R) approach to the plans during its first semester meeting on June 7, 2022, via videoconference. During the meeting, University of the Philippines Los Baños—College continue reading : CALABARZON RLUC pushes for the integration of ridge-to-reef approach in Batangas and Laguna PDPFPs

326 participants from CALABARZON LGUs attend Orientation on Search for Outstanding Local Project Monitoring Committees

The CALABARZON Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) conducted an orientation on the enhanced guidelines for the Search for Outstanding Local Project Monitoring Committees on May 26 via Zoom video conference. A total of 326 participants from the provinces, cities, and municipalities in the Region joined the half-day activity, which also served as venue to address continue reading : 326 participants from CALABARZON LGUs attend Orientation on Search for Outstanding Local Project Monitoring Committees

CALABARZON RICTC advocates the Organization of LGU ICT Councils in the Region

The CALABARZON Regional Information and Communications Technology Committee (RICTC) discussed and promoted the need to organize and stengthen the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Councils of the local government units (LGUs) in the CALABARZON during its first semester meeting on May 20 via video conference. The ICT Council is a multi-stakeholder organization composed of LGU, continue reading : CALABARZON RICTC advocates the Organization of LGU ICT Councils in the Region

CALABARZON SCMDA endorses the Revised RDC Ground Rules and Regulations

The CALABARZON Sectoral Committee on Macroeconomy and Development Administration (SCMDA), during its second quarter meeting on May 13, 2022, endorsed the proposed revisions in the CALABARZON Regional Development Council (RDC) Ground Rules and Regulations (GRR) in preparation for the upcoming RDC reorganization, full devolution transition, and economic recovery plan implementation. As the primary institution in continue reading : CALABARZON SCMDA endorses the Revised RDC Ground Rules and Regulations

CALABARZON Infrastructure Committee endorses Sub-Committee on Transport Management

The CALABARZON Sectoral Committee on Infrastructure Development (SCID) endorsed to the Regional Development Council for approval the creation of Sub-Committee on Transport Management during its second quarter meeting on May 12. The creation of the Sub-Committee was proposed to widen the sectoral mandates of the Technical Working Group on Transport Management. The main functions of continue reading : CALABARZON Infrastructure Committee endorses Sub-Committee on Transport Management

RDC-SCED endorses the Department of Trade and Industry’s move to support MSMEs through the Buy Local Advocacy Program

The Sectoral Committee on Economic Development (SCED), during its second quarter meeting on May 10, 2022, endorsed to the Regional Development Council (RDC) the Buy Local Advocacy Program (BLAP) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). The DTI Region IV-A presented their initiatives on BLAP under the amended Republic Act No. 9501 s.2008 or continue reading : RDC-SCED endorses the Department of Trade and Industry’s move to support MSMEs through the Buy Local Advocacy Program

Bacoor City features its best practices in relocation of informal settlers

Mayor Lani M. Revilla of Bacoor City shared their best practices on the relocation of informal settler families (ISFs) situated in danger zones during the Second Quarter 2022 Meeting of the Sectoral Committee on Social Development/Social Protection (SCSD/SP) on May 11 via video conference. She said that the city had relocated a total of 3,915 continue reading : Bacoor City features its best practices in relocation of informal settlers

Call for Nominations to the Private Sector Representatives Selection for the CALABARZON Regional Development Council CY 2022-2025

The CALABARZON Regional Development Council (RDC) invites qualified Private Sector Organizations registered with any government office to participate in the RDC Private Sector Representatives selection process. The RDC as the highest policy-making body in the region is reorganized every three years following the term of the elected local officials. The representation of the private sector continue reading : Call for Nominations to the Private Sector Representatives Selection for the CALABARZON Regional Development Council CY 2022-2025

SCED endorses establishment of Regional Center for Climate Change Mitigation in CALABARZON

The Sectoral Committee on Economic Development (SCED), during its second quarter meeting on May 10, 2022, endorsed to the RDC Full Council the proposed “Establishment of Regional Center for Climate Change Mitigation in CALABARZON”. The proposal aims to establish the inventory of major greenhouse gas (GHG) emitting sectors and recommend mitigation strategies, particularly in the continue reading : SCED endorses establishment of Regional Center for Climate Change Mitigation in CALABARZON

All economies of 17 regions recover from the 2020 pandemic and CALABARZON posts highest economic performance

CALABARZON Region recorded the fastest economic growth among all regions in the country with a 7.6 percent Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) growth rate and GRDP amounting to PHP2.73 trillion based on the recent release of the 2021 Regional Economic Accounts by the Philippines Statistics Authority. This was a big bounce back from a contraction continue reading : All economies of 17 regions recover from the 2020 pandemic and CALABARZON posts highest economic performance