RDC Advisory Committee holds a Special Meeting with Selected Cabinet Secretaries

The Advisory Committee (AdCom) of the MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) successfully conducted an unprecedented problem-solving session with selected Cabinet Secretaries on March 19, 2014 at the Astoria Plaza in Ortigas Business District, Pasig City.  The special meeting was called to address personnel complementation issues of key MIMAROPA Regional Line Agencies (RLAs) which have a critical role in the development endeavours of the RDC, particularly the Department of Agriculture (DA), Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), National Irrigation Administration […]

Oriental Mindoro holds Local Peace and Development Assessment and Planning Workshop

The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Progress (OPAPP), in partnership with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) organized the Local Peace and Development Assessment and Planning Workshop for the province of Oriental Mindoro last February 27-28, 2014 at Filipiniana Hotel, Calapan City as part of the Mainstreaming Peace and Development in Local Governance Project (MPDLGP). Representatives from Regional Line Agencies (RLAs) such as DAR, DENR, DepED, DILG, NEDA, NCIP, PIA and TESDA, Local Government Units (LGUs) […]

RDC MIMAROPA holds budget consultations for FY 2015

The MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC), together with the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) MIMAROPA, conducted Sectoral Budget Consultations for fiscal year (FY) 2015 on Feb. 25 – 28, 2014 at Classroom B, 3rd floor DCIEC Building, NIA Complex, Quezon City. In line with the guidelines and procedures provided under DBM’s National Budget Memorandum (NBM) No. 120 dated Jan. 6, 2014, agency regional offices (AROs), bureaus, government-owned and controlled corporations, state universities and colleges (SUCs) of the MIMAROPA Region […]

NEDA MIMAROPA Hikes for Charity

The Regional Development Council (RDC) of MIMAROPA through its secretariat, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) MIMAROPA Regional Office has sustained its outreach mission dubbed as Project “Isang Puso, Isang Handog” to the Mangyan community in Sitio Malmis, Barangay Baras, Baco, Oriental Mindoro for the third time on February 14, 2014. A contingent spearheaded by the Organization of NEDA Employees (ONE) brought hope and brotherhood to the Mangyan brethren in Malmis. The project which started in 2012 is supportive […]

RPMC-MIMAROPA Visit in Coron and Busuanga, Palawan

The RPMC team composed of representatives from DBM, DILG, OP-PMS, NEDA and RDC private sector representative in coordination with the municipal government of Coron will visit Busuanga and Coron, Palawan on February 16-21, 2014. The projects to be visited are ports, airport, roads and bridges, health and school facilities devastated by typhoon Yolanda. The team will also visit irrigation, flood & control projects and DSWD’s KALAHI-CIDSS and 4Ps (Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program) project implementation.

MIMAROPA RPFP Updating for completion this year

The MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) has called for the updating of the Regional Physical Framework Plan, 2004-2030 to Incorporate Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)-Climate Change Adaptation in order to address the growing concerns on the effects and impacts of disaster in regional development. To gear up the updating process, series of writeshops were conducted on sectoral assessment of the different plan components, adoption of the region’s base map and completion of all the sections of the RPFP incorporating DRR-CCA concerns. […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts workshop on RbME

The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) MIMAROPA and Project Monitoring Staff (PMS) in coordination with the Desarollo Internationale Consult, Inc., conducted a three-day workshop on Results-based Monitoring and Evaluation (RbME), January 29-31, 2013 at Vencio’s Garden Hotel, Tawiran, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. Intended to enhance knowledge and advocate the use of RbME at the national and local levels, the workshop was participated by selected Regional Line Agencies, PSRs, and Local Government Units along with the technical staffs of the NEDA MIMAROPA.

Water Security for the Island

RDC MIMAROPA in partnership with Philippine Water Partnership (PWP) spearheaded the conduct of Mindoro Island Water Summit 2012 on October 25, 2012 at UP Hotel-Diliman, Quezon City. Dubbed as “Water Security for the Island”, the water summit aimed: (1) to raise awareness on the island’s challenges and issues on water; (2) to understand and solicit comments on the on-going and planned initiatives on water resource management; (3) to prioritize and coordinate projects; (4) to generate inputs on integrated water resource […]


MIMAROPA Regions’ Regional Development Council (RDC) conducted the three-day budget consultation for FY 2014 on February 26-28, 2013 at Vencio’s Garden Hotel, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. The consultation was spearheaded by the Regional Development Council (RDC) Vice Chairperson and NEDA Regional Director Remigio A. Mercado together with the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Regional Director Renato De Vera with the participation of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Regional Director James Fadrilan, Chair of the Regional Poverty […]

Isang Puso-Isang Handog (A NEDA MIMAROPA Outreach Project)

The NEDA MIMAROPA led by RD Remigio A. Mercado, in cooperation with the Philippine National Police (PNP) IV-B, Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) 203rd Infantry Brigade, Baco Municipal Health Office (MHO), National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) IV-B, and MIMAROPA Communication Network (ComNet), conducted an outreach project for the second time at Sitio Malmis, Brgy. Baras, Baco, Oriental Mindoro on February 14, 2013.