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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 […]

MIMAROPA RGADC conducts strategic planning workshop

The MIMAROPA Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC), in collaboration with the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), conducted a strategic planning workshop recently  in Ermita, Manila. The workshop was participated in by GAD focal persons of RGADC member agencies, state universities and colleges (SUCs), and local government units (LGUs) including  private sector representatives (PSRs). The activity aimed to formulate a six-year strategic plan for RGADC MIMAROPA. Specifically,  (1) to develop the RGADC MIMAROPA vision and mission for the region, (2) to […]

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. […]

MIMAROPA RDC holds consultation-workshop on updating of RDIP 2017-2022

The MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) held a consultation-workshop on the updating of the Regional Development Investment Program (RDIP) 2017-2022 on July 30 at the City Garden Suites in Ermita, Manila. Updating of the RDIP is being conducted annually to revalidate and enhance the programs, projects, and activities (PPAs) of agency regional offices (AROs), state universities and colleges (SUCs), and government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) in the region. The activity also aims to ensure that the PPAs remain consistent with […]

MIMAROPA RDC conducts reorganizational meeting

The MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) conducted its reorganizational meeting for the term 2019-2022 on July 31 at the Heritage Hotel Manila in Pasay City.  Acting RDC Vice Chairperson and NEDA OIC Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling presided over the meeting which was attended by Occidental Mindoro Governor Eduardo B. Gadiano, Oriental Mindoro Governor Humerlito A. Dolor, Marinduque Governor Presbitero J. Velasco, Jr., Romblon Governor Jose R. Riano, Palawan Governor Jose C. Alvarez, Romblon, Romblon Mayor Gerard S. Montojo, Mamburao, […]

PNVSCA launches SOV Logo Contest

The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA) invites Filipino artists/creatives aged 18 years old and above to participate in the Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) Logo Contest. Entries may be submitted until 14 October 2019. The contest aims to come up with a brand new logo which will give the annual Search a more professional brand, generate increased participation in the SOV, and promote volunteerism for development. “Filipinos are innately creative, and we would like to showcase this trait […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts consultation on PDP Midterm Update

The NEDA MIMAROPA conducted a regional consultation on the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022 Midterm Update on July 4 in Manila, which was participated in by members of the PDP planning committees (PCs) and representatives from the regional line agencies (RLAs), government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs), state universities and colleges (SUCs), local government units, and private sector. The activity aimed to generate inputs from regional stakeholders, particularly regional issues and concerns that will require action at the national level and […]