NEDA7 holds 3rd Regional El Niňo Task Force meeting

NEDA 7 convened a third meeting of the Regional El Niňo Task Force on 15 April 2016, a few days after three local government units in Central Visayas declared a state of calamity. The first two meetings were held on 18 September 2015 and 17 February 2016. The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Bohol and Cebu declared the provinces under a state of calamity on April 8 and 11, respectively. The Sangguniang Panlungsod of Cebu also declared the city under a state […]

CV-ASAP Action Team meets in Sta Fe, Bantayan Island with beneficiaries

ASAP-Cebu Convenor NEDA7 Regional Director Efren Carreon, represented by NEDA7 OIC-ARD Dionisio Ledres Jr convened the ASAP Action Team members in Sta Fe last 14 April 2016 to report on projects they have implemented under ASAP, and to get feedback from project beneficiaries. ASAP Focal staff of Mayor Jose B. Esgana hosted the meeting. Agencies represented at the meeting which was held at the Sanggunian Session Hall were DTI, DSWD, DOLE, TESDA, BFAR, DENR, PCA, DOH, DILG, DAR, DepEd, DPWH, […]

RDC7-Economic Development Committee deliberates on 2017 Priority Government PAPs for Environmental Management and Agriculture Development

The Economic Development Committee of RDC convened a special meeting last 11 April 2017 to carry out the RDC7 Full Council’s instruction to validate the priority programs, activities, and projects (PAPs) proposed by the regional offices of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB7) and the Department of Agriculture (DA7) for their 2017 budgets. EDC Chair PSR Robert Go and EDC Vice-Chair NEDA7 Regional Director Efren Carreon steered the interagency deliberations, which were also actively participated in among others by Cebu Chamber […]

RDC7 to select new Private Sector Representatives (PSRs)

RDC7-Private Sector Representatives (PSRs) convened last 8 April 2016 to review the RDC7-PSR Selection Guidelines for the 2016-2019 term. They agreed, among others, on an August 2016 schedule for provincial PSR selection exercises. The meeting, presided by RDC7 Secretary and NEDA7 OIC-Assistant Regional Director Dionisio C. Ledres,., Jr. proposed improvements to the 2013-2016 PSR Selection Guidelines, taking into consideration past experience and future directions for PSR participation. The Guidelines, as discussed, shall be tabled for RDC7-Seccom and Full Council endorserment […]

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, […]