NEDA7 hosts kick-off meeting for GIZ Assessment of Metro Cebu’s inclusion in Proposed GIZ-ASEAN TA Project on Sustainable Mobility

NEDA7 convened last 15 February 2016 a kick-off meeting between Metro Cebu stakeholders and the GIZ Appraisal Mission tasked to evaluate the possible inclusion of Metro Cebu in the proposed technical assistance on “Sustainable Mobility for Passengers and Goods in Metropolitan Regions in ASEAN Member States (ASM)”. Mr. Roland Haas, the GIZ Program Director for the ASEAN-German Technical Cooperation Program on Cities, Environment, and Transport (CET) led the appraisal team’s visit to Metro Cebu on 15-18 February. The project concept […]

NEDA 7 enhances collaboration with League of Local Planners

The National Economic and Development Authority 7 conducted a one-day seminar on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for the members of the League of Local Planning and Development Coordinators, Inc. (LLPDCI – Region 7 Chapter) on 23 February 2015 at the Golden Valley Hotel in Cebu City. Under a Memorandum of Understanding between NEDA 7 and LLPDCI, this seminar is the first among the activities in support of the initiative for local capacity enhancement for development planning, project development, investment programming, […]

Local Government Units and Government Agencies Meet to Discuss Progress of Yolanda Rehabilitation Projects in Central Visayas

A forum on Yolanda Rehabilitation Projects (YRP) was held at Neda Regional Office (NRO) 7 on February 4, 2016. Seventeen out of twenty agencies and twelve out of sixteen affected local government units (LGUs) were represented. The agencies presented their YRP status updates, while the LGUs raised their issues and concerns. The project bottlenecks that were identified by the Yolanda Project Monitoring Office (PMO) under NRO 7 were clarified by the concerned agencies during the forum. NRO 7 also presented […]

Central Visayas RPMC conducts coordination meeting on restoration and reconstruction of Bohol heritage churches

TAGBILARAN CITY – The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) of the Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC) conducted a coordination meeting among the Provincial Government of Bohol, concerned agencies, and parishes, and other Bohol stakeholders on the reconstruction, restoration, and rehabilitation of the heritage churches last January 27. The coordination meeting was conducted to reconcile data and information and facilitate implementation of church building projects destroyed by the 2013 Bohol earthquake. The meeting, held at the Governor’s Mansion in Tagbilaran […]

Central Visayas RPMC’s monitoring team visits bridges and ports in Bohol

The monitoring team of the Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) VII successfully conducted a two-day project site inspection and monitoring of the ongoing rehabilitation of ports and bridges in the province of Bohol last January 28-29, 2016. The team, composed of technical staff of NEDA, DILG, and DBM, visited 14 bridges and 3 ports that were damaged or destroyed when a 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook the province of Bohol on October 15, 2013. Bridges Fourteen bridges were implemented under the Mega […]