Monthly Archives: February 2020

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. […]