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NIR Development Council Preparatory Activities

NEDA 7 Regional Director Efren B. Carreon, who is also concurrent director for NEDA-Negros Island Region (NIR) meets with Negros Oriental Provincial Planning and Development Office staff headed by Mrs. Sofia Arevalo last January 6, 2015 in Dumaguete City. Director Carreon discussed with the PPDO staff the requirements for the upcoming Negros Island Regional Development Council Executive Committee Meeting on January 15. The meeting, which will be hosted by Negros Oriental Governor Roel R. Degamo, will take up the nomination […]

Key Shelter Agencies conduct workshop on housing

The NEDA7 in cooordination with HLURB7 organized a Housing workshop on 6 January 2016. The workshop had HLURB7 staff as resources persons. It was an offshoot of Key Shelter Agencies (KSAs)’ agreement to work together on improving access to information on housing statistics and implementing the Balanced Housing Development Program spelled out in RA 7279, or the Urban Development and Housing Act. KSAs in attendance were NHA, HUDCC, HDMF, NHMFC, SHFC, and PCUP. LGU planning staff from the Provinces of […]

First Semester 2015 Regional Economic Situationer

1ST QTR 2015 RES

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 […]