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RDC7 endorses Php 269 B worth of PAPs for FY 2022

The Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC 7) endorsed about Php 269 billion worth of Programs, Activities and Projects (PAPs) for inclusion in the FY 2022 budget proposals of national government agencies and State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) during the 1st Quarter online meeting of the RDC Full Council last 26 February 2021. The proposed priority PAPs for FY 2022 PAPs were presented and reviewed by the four sectoral committees of RDC 7 in January and early February to ensure […]

Central Visayas Prepares to Further Reopen the Region

The Central Visayas RDC, during its 1st Quarter Full Council Meeting last 26 February 2021, discussed measures to further reopen the economy in terms of vaccine roll-out and the guidelines on the proposed gradual reopening of campuses. This is in addition to the calibrated lifting of restrictions on travel and business operations. DOH 7 presented the Vaccination Road Map which has a timeline of 3 years (2021-2023), with the earliest vaccination expected to start by March 2021.The plan provides the […]

Central Visayas RGADC conducts SOGIESC orientation

The Central Visayas Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC), in partnership with the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), conducted a virtual orientation on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Expression, and Sex Characteristics (SOGIESC) on 19 February 2021. The activity brought together 46 female and 16 male participants from government agencies, academe, local government units, and government hospitals. It aimed to orient the GFPS members on the basic SOGIESC concepts and recognize the importance of SOGIESC in the RGADC work and advocacy. […]

NEDA 7, PSA 7, POPCOM 7 hold 1st expanded Internal Management Committee meeting

The regional offices of the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) in Central Visayas held its first Expanded Management Committee (ManCom) meeting on 11 January 2021 via Zoom videoconference. NEDA Regional Director Efren B. Carreon, PSA Regional Director Ariel E. Florendo and POPCOM Regional Director Bruce N. Ragas, together with their respective division chiefs, attended the meeting. The milestone meeting is aimed at strengthening coordination among the NEDA 7 […]

RGADC 7 members share programs, initiatives

RGADC 7 members share programs, initiatives Institutionalizing gender and development (GAD) and providing support mechanisms for women microentrepreneurs are among the activities that two government entities in Central Visayas are undertaking to promote GAD in the region. These were among the notable GAD programs and initiatives shared by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) 7 and the Talisay City Government during the second semester virtual meeting of the Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) 7 held last 03 December […]

RDC 7 lauds 22 Central Visayas LGUs for measures vs. single-use plastics

RDC 7 lauds 22 Central Visayas LGUs for measures vs. single-use plastics Twenty-two local government units (LGUs) in Central Visayas are being cited by the Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 for heeding the call to craft and enforce ordinances banning the use of single-use plastics in their respective localities. The RDC, upon the recommendation of the Environment Committee, approved the resolution recognizing the 22 LGUs for their efforts. The recognition was done during the 4th Quarter RDC Full Council Meeting […]

RDC 7 honors former members, volunteers

RDC 7 honors former members, volunteers On its last meeting for 2020, the Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 awarded three individuals for their significant contributions to the council and to the community. The award was given virtually during the 4th RDC Full Council Meeting last 07 December. The RDC named lawyer Jose Mari V. Gochangco, an Army reservist, as the Most Outstanding COVID-19 Volunteer in the region. His selection was part of the National Government’s search for individuals who have […]

Central Visayas RPMC conducts virtual training on the enhanced Project Information Management System

The Central Visayas Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) headed by NEDA 7 conducted a virtual training on the enhanced Project Information Management System (PIMS) on 24 – 25 November 2020. The PIMS is a web application developed by the RPMC through NEDA 7 to monitor the status of ongoing programs and projects in the region. To date, eight (8) major implementing agencies have signed a Memorandum of Agreement with RDC 7 to update the status of their projects using the […]

NRO 7 joins Dagyawan sa Barangay in Dumanjug, Cebu

NRO 7 joins Dagyawan sa Barangay in Dumanjug, Cebu The NEDA Regional Office 7 led by Regional Director Efren B. Carreon expressed its full support to the Dagyawan sa Barangay by joining the activity in Dumanjug, Cebu last 16 November. Dagyawan sa Barangay is a form of consultation between the government and village leaders in insurgency-affected communities to resolve local issues and identify programs, activities and projects (PAPs). The Dagyawan sa Barangay in Dumanjug, a third-class municipality about 73 kilometers […]

NEDA 7 Quality Management System Retains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

NEDA 7 Quality Management System Retains ISO 9001:2015 Certification The National Economic and Development Authority Regional Office VII (NEDA 7) successfully hurdled the external audit of its Quality Management System (QMS) last October 28, 2020. Hence, NEDA 7 retains its ISO 9001:2015 certification which was issued in June 2018. The certified QMS covers Policy Review and Development Planning, Investment Programming and Budgeting, Project Monitoring and Evaluation and Support Services. This is the second surveillance audit of the NEDA 7 QMS. […]

NEDA 7 joins EFL Week celebration

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Regional Office 7 joins the entire NEDA organization in the annual observance of the Economic and Financial Literacy Week (EFLW). NEDA leads the EFL week celebration.The observance of the EFL week every second week of November is mandated by Republic Act No. 10922, also known as the Economic and Financial Literacy Act, and is aimed towards developing a national consciousness on economic and financial literacy. The theme for this year’s celebration is “E-konomiya: Maingat na Pag-angat“. The […]