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MIMAROPA RDC reviews FY 2021 budget proposals

The MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC), through its sectoral committees, reviewed the FY 2021 proposed budgets of thirty eight (38) regional agencies and six state universities and colleges (SUCs) during the first quarter RDC sectoral committee meetings held on February 4-7, 2020 at the City Garden Suites in Manila. The RDC Budget Review is undertaken to ensure that the programs, activities, and projects (PAPs) proposed by the agency regional offices (AROs) and SUCs are consistent with the regional development investment […]

MIMAROPA’s poverty incidence declines further in 2018

The region’s poverty incidence statistics showed significant progress as reported by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) MIMAROPA during the 2018 Full Year Official Poverty Statistics Regional Dissemination Forum held on January 28, 2020 at Mahalta Convention Center in Calapan City. The poverty incidence among population dropped by 9.7 percentage points, from 24.8 percent in 2015 to 15.1 percent in 2018. Meanwhile, the poverty incidence among families dropped 7.3 percentage points, from 17.8 percent in 2015 to 10.5 percent in 2018. […]

MIMAROPA RPMT monitors MinSCAT infrastructure projects

The MIMAROPA Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) conducted field monitoring visits to 28 infrastructure projects in Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology (MinSCAT) on December 10-11, 2019. The RPMT is composed of representatives from the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), provincial project monitoring committee of Oriental Mindoro, provincial planning and development office of Oriental Mindoro, and private sector representatives from the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) and Philippine Rural […]

NEDA MIMAROPA receives PRIME HRM recognition

The NEDA MIMAROPA was recognized in two core systems under the Program of Institutionalize Meritocracy and Excellence in Human Resource Management (PRIME HRM) Maturity Level II. These systems are the recruitment, selection and placement and performance management. The agency was given recognition during the 2019 Civil Service Commission (CSC) IV Recognition Rites at Hotel Rembrandt, Quezon City, on December 11, 2019. OIC Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling of NEDA MIMAROPA together with Joel M. Paule, OIC chief of FAD and […]

MIMAROPA RPMT monitors projects in BUsuanga, Coron, Culion Islands

The MIMAROPA Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) conducted a field monitoring visit in Busuanga, Coron, and island in Culion, Palawan on November 25-29. The RPMT is composed of representatives from the Presidential Management Staff-Regional Field Unit (PMS-RFU), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Deparment of Budget and Management (DBM), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), provincial project monitoring committee of Palawan, private sector representatives from the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) and Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement (PRRM). […]

Calapan City MPSUID team conducts study tour in Japan

The team responsible for the preparation of the Master Plan for the Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Development (MPSUID) in Calapan City conducted a study tour in Yokohama and Tokyo, Japan on November 24-30, 2019. The team was composed of OIC-Regional Director (RD) Susan A. Sumbeling and OIC-Assistant RD Bernardino A. Atienza, Jr. of the NEDA MIMAROPA with four NEDA technical staffs together with the consultants from Philkoei International Inc. and TAM Planners Co. Yokohama is a good model for Calapan City […]

NEDA, PNVSCA conduct volunteerism forum

NEDA MIMAROPA and Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) conducted a regional forum on volunteerism on November 18 at City Garden Suites, Manila. The event aimed to gather inputs for the formulation of the national policy agenda for volunteerism. The forum was attended by representatives from regional line agencies, local government units, academe, and non-government organizations, whose contributions to the national policy agenda will guide the PNVSCA and the voluntary sector in responding to the needs of vulnerable sectors […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts EFL Forum at Palawan State University

In line with the celebration of the 2019 Economic and Financial Literacy Week (EFLW), the NEDA MIMAROPA conducted the Regional EFL Forum, focusing on sustainable consumption and production (SCP), on November 12 at Palawan State University in Puerto Princesa City. The annual celebration is pursuant to Republic Act No. 10922, or the Economic and Financial Literacy Act, which declares the second week of November as EFLW. This year’s celebration carries the theme “Our Planets Health, The Future’s Wealth.” The forum […]

NEDA MIMAROPA receives 6th BSP Outstanding Regional Partner Award

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) in MIMAROPA received for the sixth time the distinction of being the Outstanding Partner for Report on Regional Economic Developments in the Philippines conferred by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). This was during the recently held Annual Awards Ceremony and Appreciation Lucnh for BSP Stakeholders in Region IV at Lima Park Hotel, Lima Commercial Estate in Malvar, Batangas. NRO MIMAROPA OIC Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling accepted the award from BSP Monetary Board Member […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts RDP regional consultation, highlights Whole-of-Nation approach

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) in MIMAROPA conducted a regional consultation on the formulation of the MIMAROPA Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017-2022 Midterm Update on October 10-11 in Manila. The activity aimed to validate the initial assessment per sector, generate additional inputs particularly on regional issues and concerns with corresponding recommendations, strategies, and policies and ensure that the Whole-of-Nation approach is considered in the formulation of the MIMAROPA RDP 2017-2022 Midterm Update. In her welcome remarks, OIC-Regional Director (RD) Susan A. […]