NRO 7 kicks off 2018 with planning session

The NRO 7 team, all ready for 2018. To set the direction of its work priorities, programs, and projects for 2018, as well as take stock of staff accomplishments in the previous year, the NEDA Regional Office in Central Visayas (NRO 7) conducted an internal planning workshop (IPW) last Jan. 10-12, 2018. NEDA 7 Regional Director Efren B. Carreon, in his opening message, said the IPW was a good way to start the year. He then informed the staff of […]

RDRC 7 adopts research agenda for Central Visayas

RDRC members discuss plans to disseminate and utilize the RDRA during their March 2018 meeting Central Visayas can now expect more researches that would explore opportunities for development with the adoption of the Regional Development Research Agenda (RDRA) 2017-2022. Members of the Central Visayas Regional Development Research Council (CV-RDRC) adopted the RDRA last 20 December 2017. This was the council’s last meeting for 2017. With its adoption, the RDRA will then be elevated to the Regional Development Council for approval. […]

Youth, retiring workers learn about economic, financial literacy

Students at work during the exercise to compute breakeven and savings Economic and financial literacy is important because it helps alleviate a household’s socio-economic conditions and affects the country’s economy on a larger scale. This was what students from state universities, government workers nearing retirement, and workers in the informal sector learned during a a seminar-workshop conducted to celebrate Economic and Financial Literacy Week 2017. The half-day activity was held at the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu audio-visual room. […]

Effective use of ICT key to disaster risk management

A speaker from Japan demonstrates to participants how messages were relayed to students, despite the lack of cellular network signal, during a simulation of a disaster. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Information and communications technology (ICT) plays a vital role in building safe and secure communities through disaster risk reduction and response. Using different ICT solutions, local and international stakeholders in the ICT industry demonstrated during the recently concluded 2017 ICT Disaster Response Conference how these technologies, when used properly, could be integrated […]

Government Center agencies join Nat’l Statistics Month celebration

Some 400 residents of Barangay Lahug and employees in the Government Center in Cebu City availed themselves of free services offered by participating regional line agencies to kick off the celebration of National Statistics Month. The activity put the theme, “Facts and Figures for the Future: Statistics for Evidence-Based Decisions Towards AmBisyon Natin 2040”, into action, with the Government Center community providing services needed for a healthy and high-trust society. It was held at the Department of Education (DepEd) Ecotech […]