NEDA7 leads creation of a Regional Development Research Council

NEDA7 lead the creation of a Regional Development Research Development Council during a meeting with RLAs, SUCs, and HEIs on April 6, 2016 at the NEDA7 Conference Room. To formalize this, NEDA7 will be drafting a Memorandum of Agreement among regional line agencies (RLAs), state universities and colleges (SUCs), and higher education institutions (HEIs) for the operationalization of a Central Visayas RDRC which will be endorsed to the Regional Development Couincil. This, after officials and representatives of RLAs (NEDA, CHED, […]

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 […]