Calapan MPSUID consultants conduct meetings, capacity building with stakeholders

Consultants of  the Calapan City  Master Plan for Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Development (MPSUID) conducted coordination meeting with the NEDA Regional Office (NRO)  in MIMAROPA, second stakeholders’ consultation/workshop on the draft situation analysis, and capacity building seminar workshop for stakeholders   last May 27-30. The activities aimed to consolidate information gathered and strengthen coordination among local agencies and stakeholders while building planning capability at the local level. During the coordination meeting conducted on May 27, NRO MIMAROPA OIC-Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling discussed […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts RDP regional consultation

The NEDA Regional Office in MIMAROPA conducted a regional consultation on the formulation of the MIMAROPA Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017-2022 Midterm Update and revalidation of the results matrix (RM) on June 4-5 in Tagaytay City. It was participated in by planning officers and senior technical staff of regional line agencies (RLAs), government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs), and state universities and colleges (SUCs), representatives from local government units, and private sector representatives. The activity aimed to revalidate the outcome level […]

MIMAROPA is second fastest growing region in 2018

MIMAROPA’s economy accelerated to an 8.6 percent growth, making it the second fastest growing region in 2018. This was the highest growth rate achieved by the region over the last decade. Among the 17 region of the country, MIMAROPA currently ranks second, together with Davao and next to Bicol, in terms of growth rate. The industry sector expanded by 11.2 percent in 2018 from 1.6 percent in 2017. The top contributor to growth was construction which grew by 26.1 percent. […]

10th RDC-PSRs National Convention tackles strengthening partnerships toward sustainable tourism

The MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) hosted the 10th RDC-Private Sector Representatives (PSRs) National Convention last April 09-12 at Citystate Asturias Hotel Palawan in Puerto Princesa City. The event was participated in by about 150 PSRs and NEDA representatives all over the country. Under the theme “#ECOtOURism: Partnerships for Sustainability”, the national convention aimed to strengthen partnerships toward sustainable tourism focusing on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In his welcome remarks, MIMAROPA RDC Chairperson and Palawan Governor Jose Ch. Alvarez […]

MIMAROPA RPMT monitors ongoing projects in Romblon

The MIMAROPA Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) conducted field monitoring in Romblon on March 10-15. The monitoring team is composed of representatives from the Presidential Management Office-Office for Regional Concerns (PMS-ORC), the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), private sector representative (PSR), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and members of the provincial project monitoring committee of Romblon. Col. Antonio R. Lastimado of the 203rd Brigade 2nd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army also joined the RPMT during the […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts project development training for City Government of Calapan

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) in  MIMAROPA through the Project Development Assistance Team (PDAT) conducted a training on project development for 30  technical staff of the City Government of Calapan on March 26 to 28 at Calapan City Negosyo Center. Acting City Planning and Development Coordinator EnP. Amormio Carmelo Joselito S. Benter  welcomed and encouraged all participants to take advantage of the training which will serve as a good venue to apply whatever they learned from an earlier training on technical writing. […]

Formulation of Calapan City MPSUID starts

The on-site activities for the formulation of the Master Plan for Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Development (MPSUID) of Calapan City officially started with the consultants’ (PHILKOIE International Inc. and TAM Planners Co.) meeting with Governor Alfonso V. Umali  of Oriental Mindoro and Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan of Calapan City on March 18. Meanwhile, a  stakeholder’s workshop was conducted at Filipiniana Hotel, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro. The workshop is the  first of  four consultation activities to formulate the plan. It  served as […]

66th MIMAROPA RDC Full Council meeting held

The provincial government of Occidental Mindoro hosted the 66th MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) Full Council meeting held last March 1 in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro. RDC Chairperson and Palawan Governor Jose C. Alvarez presided over the meeting which was attended by Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso V. Umali, Jr., Occidental Mindoro Governor Mario Gene J. Mendiola, Occidental Mindoro lone district representative Josephine R. Sato, Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro Mayor Angelina F. Tria, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro Mayor Romulo M. Festin, directors […]

MIMAROPA RDC reviews FY 2020 agency budget proposals

In line with the Presidential Executive Order No. 325, or the Reorganization of the Regional Development Councils (RDCs), the RDC of MIMAROPA through its four sectoral committees reviewed the priority programs and projects of the agency regional offices (AROs) and state universities and colleges (SUCs) during the first quarter sectoral committee meetings held on January 29 to February 1 in Pasay City. The RDC is mandated under EO 325 to review and endorse to the national government the proposed budgets […]

DA MIMAROPA turns over agricultural tramline systems to farmers in MIMAROPA

The High-Value Crops Development Program (HVCDP) of the Department of Agriculture (DA) MIMAROPA turned over five (5) units Agricultural Tramline Systems (ATS) with a total worth of PhP 24.5 million in the municipalities of Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro; Roxas, Palawan; and Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro on November 23, December 6, and December 11, 2018, respectively. These ATS will address the hauling problem of the people located in far-flung areas with no access to a proper road in transporting produce from […]