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DDG Songco Graces Yolanda Forum in NRO VII

CEBU CITY—Yolanda Project Monitoring Office (PMO) 7 successfully conducted a sharing forum on success stories and best practices of Yolanda Rehabilitation Program (YRP) in Central Visayas at the Conference Room of NEDA Regional Office (NRO) 7 on April 7, 2016. NEDA-Regional Development Office Deputy Director-General Margarita R. Songco, the head of the NEDA Yolanda Project Monitoring Office, graced the meeting. Representatives of the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (PDDRMO) of Cebu province, thirteen regional line agencies (RLAs) and ten […]

RDC to have opportunities for negotiations with ACOs on 2017 budget

DBM Assistant Secretary Maxine Tanya S. Hamada advocated to the joint meeting of the Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) last March 18, 2016, the role of the RDC in the budget-downloading program of the national government. The main agenda of the RDC was consideration of RDC Sectoral Committees’ endorsements of the proposed 2017 priority Programs, Activities, Projects (PAPs) and corresponding budgets of their respective regional line agency (RLA) members. The RDC’s […]

Bohol LGU, DSWD’S KALAHI-CIDDSS are Good Practice Awardees for 2015

The Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC) confirmed the winners of the Good Practice Awards (GPA) for 2015 namely the Province of Bohol as Outstanding Project Monitor and the Millennium Challenge Corportation (MCC) Portfolio of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) Project of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 7 as Best Implemented Project. The awarding ceremony was held during the joint meeting of the RDC and the Regional Peace and Order Council […]

NEDA7-led ASAP-Cebu team plans and celebrates with Dalaguete LGU on ASAP milestones

NEDA7 RD Efren Carreon, as ASAP-Cebu Convenor, mobilized the ASAP-Cebu team to visit the municipality of Dalaguete on March 10 in response to an invitation from the Mayor. A meeting with Mayor Ronald Cesante and his ASAP Focal Staff Larry Rosero in the morning served as a sharing session on effective practices and lessons learned from the implementation of  Dalaguete ASAP projects in 2015.  It also elicited agreements in principle to pursue ASAP interagency project partnerships that are in line […]

GMCAC briefs NEDA 7, RPMT on MCIA improvements and activities

Mr. Andrew Harrison, Chief Executive Advisor of GMR-Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), briefed NEDA 7 staff and members of the Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) of the Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) on the current and future improvements and renovations at the existing passenger terminal (Terminal 1) and updates on the construction of Passenger Terminal 2 of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport (MCIA) on 8 March 2016. GMCAC is a Filipino-led consortium between GMR Group, a world-renowned infrastructure developer based in […]