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CV Journal 1Q 2020 issue

Read on for the latest development news on the four provinces of Central Visayas.

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RDC nod needed for inclusion of PAPs in 2021 NEP, says DBM

An endorsement from the Regional Development Council (RDC) is needed for proposed programs, activities and projects (PAPS) to be included in the 2021 National Expenditure Program (NEP). Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Wendel Avisado stressed this when he attended the 2020 1st Quarter Central Visayas  RDC (RDC VII)  Full Council Meeting last  February 28. Avisado briefed the RDC on matters concerning the national budget and fiscal year (FY) 2021 budget preparation activities. “I want to emphasize that this […]

RDC 7 discusses measures to cushion impact of COVID-19 on CV economy

The Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC 7) will tap both the government and the private sector to come up with measures on how to cushion the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak on the economy and communities in Central Visayas. RDC 7 Chairperson Kenneth Cobonpue said these measures will be incorporated with the proposals raised by Bohol Governor  Arthur Yap to come up with a special stimulus package to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on the economies […]

RDC 7 EnviCom sets up TWG on water resources

The Central Visayas Regional Development Council-Environment Committee (RDC VII-EnviCom) has formed a technical working group (TWG) on water resources that will serve as a venue for discussions and resolution of issues regarding water, methodologies and related technologies, and implementing policies and workable schemes to address the water problem in Central Visayas. The TWG will  be chaired by the Environmental Management Bureau  and co-chaired by the National Water Resources Board. Representatives from the Department of Science and Technology, Department of Public […]