NEDA 7 pledges support for renamed population commission

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) 7 will support the Commission on Population and Development (CPD) 7 in its effort to implement programs that go beyond responsible parenthood and family planning. NRO 7 Regional Director Efren Carreon gave this assurance to CPD 7 Regional Director Bruce Ragas, who paid a courtesy call to NEDA 7 weeks after President Duterte issued Executive Order (EO) 71 renaming the Commission on Population to CPD. Under EO 71, the CPD is reverted to being an […]

NEDA 7 briefs Tuguegarao officials on Mega Cebu experience

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) 7 briefed officials from Tuguegarao City who were in Cebu City to learn about the Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board (MCDCB) and the Mega Cebu experience. NRO 7 Regional Director Efren Carreon did a presentation on the development initiatives and urbanization trends in Metro Cebu, projects that were borne out of public-private coordination. He also gave a background on the role of the RDC 7 and on how its partnership with the private sector […]

RDC 7 honors Central Visayas nominees to outstanding volunteers search

Martin Lorenzo del Rosario (3rd from left) accepting his plaque from (lfrom left) RDC 7 Vice Chairperson and NRO 7 Regional Director Efren Carreon, RDC 7 Chairperson Kenneth Cobonpue, Bohol Gov. Edgar Chatto, and Negros Oriental Assistant Provincial Administrator Atty. Clint Froilan Pinili. The Regional Development Council (RDC) 7 honored a former slash-and-burn-farmer-turned-conservationist and a teenager who promotes disaster and emergency awareness and response among the youth for being Central Visayas’ nominees to the 2018 Search for Outstanding Volunteers. Rene […]

RDC 7 awards Central Visayas LGUs in top 10 of competitiveness ranking

Bohol Gov. Edgar Chatto (2nd from left) accepts the award for Tagbilaran City, which placed eighth in the overall competitiveness category for component cities. The Central Visayas Regional Development Council (RDC) awarded 17 local government units (LGUs) in the region for landing in the top 10 of their respective categories in the 2018 Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index (CMCI) survey. Representatives of the winning LGUs received their awards from RDC 7 Chairperson Kenneth Cobonpue, RDC 7 Vice Chairperson and NEDA […]

NEDAns take part in Sulong Pilipinas 2018

NEDA Asistant Secretary Carlos Abad Santos presents the latest Philippine and Regional Economic Performance, and Socioeconomic Priorities 2018 Onwards NEDA Assistant Secretary Carlos Abad Santos represented the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) in the Philippine economic team that conducted briefings on the state and outlook of the economy, and the two-way question and answer sessions during the Cebu-Leg of Sulong Pilipinas-Hakbang Tungo sa Kaunlaran last November 9 at the City Sports Club, Cebu. Abad Santos’s briefing covered the country’s […]