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NRO 7 holds mid-year planning workshop

The NEDA Regional Office in Central Visayas (NRO 7) conducted its first online midyear planning workshop last 13 July 2020 to set the direction of the office’s realigned priorities and activities for the rest of the year, in light of developments resulting from the ongoing health crisis. The day-long activity started with members of the NRO 7 ManCom meeting to reassess the office’s accomplishments despite the pandemic and map out the direction for the remainder of the year. Agreements reached […]

RDC 7 chair gets Gawad CCP award

Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 Chairperson Kenneth Cobonpue, a world-renowned furniture designer, is among the 14 recipients of the 2020 Gawad CCP Para sa Sining award who are being honored for their contributions and achievements in Philippine arts and culture. The CCP (Cultural Center of the Philippines) said Cobonpue was awarded for “putting Philippine modern design on the map of the world.” The Gawad CCP Para sa Sining, given every three years, is awarded to artists or groups of artists […]

RDC 7-EDC members gear up to support planning for Balik Probinsya

With quarantine protocols in most parts of Central Visayas already being eased up, the Regional Development Council-Economic Development Committee (RDC-EDC) 7 is now gearing to take the next steps on follow through with the RDC-approved Regional Recovery Program (RRP). The RDC-EDC met recently with key government agencies to discuss the RRP and strategies of planning for Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2) Program. NRO 7 Regional Director Efren Carreon gave a briefing on the BP2 guidelines especially on the role of […]

RDC 7 holds peer learning session on the fisheries sector amid COVID

The Central Visayas Regional Development Council 7 – Economic Development Committee (RDC-EDC) partnered with the RDC-Social Development Committee to conduct an online learning session on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the fisheries sector and the possible mitigating measures that could be undertaken to help the industry stay afloat. The fifth session of Peer Talks, was held last 24 June 2020. Main speakers were Dr. Yeong Yik Sung, director of the Institute of Marine Biotechnology at the University of […]

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