Cebu Province, Cebu City and Jagna Municipality Received Most Competitive LGU Awards for 2015

Three local government units from Central Visayas received the National Competitiveness Council’s (NCC) most competitive LGU awards. The awards were given during the 3rd Regional Competitiveness Summit held at the PICC Reception Hall in Pasay City, last July 16, 2015. The Municipality of Jagna Bohol got third place under the Economic Dynamism Pillar for the 3rd to 6th class municipalities. Cebu City got second place among highly urbanized cities under the Infrastructure Pillar. Cebu City was also hailed as the […]

NEDA7 participates in National Statistics Month closing ceremonies

    NEDA7 Regional Director Efren B. Carreon, chair of the Regional Statistics Committee, officially closed celebration of National Statistics Month last October 27, 2015, at a statistics-sharing session held at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Cebu office. This year’s NSM is themed “”Pagyamanin at gamitin ang estadistika, kalusugan para sa lahat ay abot-kamay na” or, as explained by PSA7’s Engr. Jun Sato, “Maximizing the use of statistics for health and the inclusion of all.” The closing ceremony programme, organized […]

NEDA7 Regional Director is Concurrent Regional Director of NEDA Negros Island Region (NRO-NIR)

     NEDA7 RD Efren B. Carreon was designated concurrent NEDA NIR RD by Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio M. Balisacan. The designation was contained in NEDA Special Order No. 437-2015 dated 16 October 2015. RD Carreon’s immediate tasks are to: Set up the NRO-NIR which shall include recommending of positions and staff, office site and capital outlay and other requirements of the Office; Prepare the CY 2016 Work and Financial Plan for NRO-NIR; and Lead in the organization of the Regional […]

NEDA 7’s Yolanda Project Monitoring Office just kicked off

  Under the provisions stipulated in the Memorandum Order No. 79 set by the Office of the President, the National Economic Development Authority Regional Office 7 (NEDA 7) created the Central Visayas Yolanda Project Monitoring Office (PMO). The PMO shall ensure that all the Yolanda-related programs, projects and activities (PPAs) in Central Visayas are fully coordinated, monitored, and evaluated. Six personnel were hired to work for the Yolanda PMO. The PMO will hold office at the NEDA 7 office building […]

NEDA 7 Conducts Focus Group Discussions with Key Industry Players

The National Economic and Development Authority Regional Office 7 (NEDA 7) conducted a series of focus group discussions (FGD) last 16-18 February 2015 for five industries in Central Visayas considered as growth drivers of the regional economy. Key players from the export, tourism, information technology/ business process management, banking, and real estate/construction industries were invited by NEDA7 to  share their insights on how their respective industries fared in 2014.  Their opinions on the prospects of the regional economy for 2015 […]