NEDA 7 Participates in Post-Disaster Needs Assessment Training

The National Economic and Development Authority Regional Office 7 or NEDA 7 endeavored to capacitate its staff on post-disaster assessment by participating in the Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) training conducted by the Office of Civil Defense 7 (OCD 7) last February 3- 5, 2015 in Dauis, Bohol. The PDNA is an approach to post-disaster needs assessment developed by the European Union (EU), World Bank, and the United Nations in 2008. It aims to determine the development needs of disaster-stricken countries […]

NEDA 7 turns over Visayas Area RDCom Secretariat to NEDA 8

The National Economic and Development Authority Regional Office 7 (NEDA 7) formally turned-over to NEDA 8 its role as the Secretariat of the Visayas Area Regional Development Committee (RDCom) in a simple ceremony held at the NEDA7 Briefing Room in Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City last 5 February 2015. NEDA 8 has been designated as the Visayas Area RDCom Secretariat for the term 2013-2016 following the election of Governor Leopoldo Dominico L. Petilla as the Visayas Regional Development Councils (RDC) principal […]


     Regional Director Efren B. Carreon, representing NEDA 7, received the 2014 Outstanding Partner for Source of Information on Regional Economic Development award given by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on 15 August 2014 during the awards ceremony held at the BSP Complex in Cebu City.       NEDA 7 bested other nominees for this category, namely: the Department of Labor and Employment 7, and two offices of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics 7 and […]

First NEDA Director-General Gerardo Sicat Visits Cebu

The first Director-General of NEDA, Dr. Gerardo Sicat, embarked on his third cross-country road/research trip to the regions, this time touring around Southern Luzon and the Visayas. He wanted to gather data on provincial and regional development, anti-poverty programs and government projects, particularly those that NEDA is helping to monitor or coordinate. He was in Cebu last 11-13 May 2014. In the morning of May 12, Dr. Sicat was briefed about Cebu City’s prime reclamation project which is the South […]


The staff of NEDA Regional Office VII cooled off the summer heat at West 35 Eco Mountain Resort, Balamban, Cebu last 30 April 2014 with the seminar,   “Who Me? Yes, You!” by Ms.  Conhita Gloria-Bigornia. The seminar was an “inward-looking” session, an opportunity for self-reflection and relax with co-workers.  It was geared towards positively enhancing staff attitude and behavior for them to better serve NRO 7’s development partners and clients. A mix of motivational, interactive and instructional lectures and quizzes […]