Localizing HEI: The City College of Calapan experience

The City of Calapan today is not just known for its thriving industries in trade and commerce, but in various sectors as well. Education, for one, has been undergoing reforms and continued to receive support from the city government. Being one of its flagship programs, this social sector has been given much attention and priority by the administration with the philosophy that education serves as the key to poverty alleviation and social mobility. This is implemented by espousing different strategies […]

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION (Selection of PSRs to the RDC CY 2019-2022)

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION To ensure wider participation in the selection of private sector representatives (PSRs) to the MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC), the NEDA MIMAROPA announces that the accreditation of private sector organizations (PSOs) for the selection of PSRs to the RDC for CY 2019-2022 is now open. Private sector representation in the RDC has its legal basis in Executive Order No. 308 issued by President Corazon C. Aquino on November 5, 1987. It reorganized and strengthened the RDCs by […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts GAD activity on gender equality, women empowerment

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) in MIMAROPA conducted an activity on gendere and development (GAD) with the theme “Promoting Gener Equality and Women Empowerment in the Workplace” recently at Piña Colina Resort in Tagytay City. The activity was participated in by NRO MIMAROPA officials and staff. OIC Regional Director Susan A. Sumbeling, in her opening remarks, shared the NEDA GAD Agenda 2019-2025. She discussed the GAD strategic framework and GAD strategic plan 2019-2025. Sumbeling stated that the NEDA GAD Agenda […]

Oriental Mindoro governor, RDC MIMAROPA sign agreement for establishment of MIMAROPA RGC

The usufruct agreement by and between the Provincial Government of Oriental Mindoro, represented by Governor  Alfonso V. Umali, Jr.  and the MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC), represented by Governor  Jose Ch. Alvarez of Palawan, for the establishment of the MIMAROPA Regional Government Center (RGC) in Calapan City was signed last December 6 during the 65th RDC Full Council meeting in Puerto Princesa City. Under the agreement, the 5.11 hectare lot located in  Barangay Sta. Isabel, Calapan City shall be used […]

MIMAROPA RPMC conducts project monitoring in Palawan

The MIMAROPA Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) conducted a project  monitoring in Palawan on December 3-7. The team monitored a total of twenty  ongoing and completed projects located in the municipalities of Aborlan, Roxas, Taytay, San Vicente and Puerto Princesa City. The monitoring team is composed of representatives from the Presidential Management Staff-Office for Regional Concerns (PMS-ORC),  Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Budget and Management (DBM), National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA),  private sector representative, […]

NEDA MIMAROPA receives award from DSWD

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) in  MIMAROPA received the 2018 Gawad Listahanan Most Supportive National Government Agency (NGA) during the 3rd Regional Gawad Listahanan awarding ceremonies of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA held on November 27 at the Lynn’s Fern Garden in Odiongan, Romblon. The awarding ceremony was attended by partners and stakeholders of DSWD MIMAROPA from local government units (LGUs), national government agencies (NGAs), state colleges and universities, and media partners who support the Listahanan and other initiatives of the department. The […]

MIMAROPA’s Keep Hope Alive receives 2018 National Outstanding Volunteer award

MIMAROPA’s Keep Hope Alive (KHA), an organization based in Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro, receives the 2018 National Outstanding Volunteer Award under the Organization (Not for profit) category during the Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) awarding ceremony held on December 3  at the Sequioa Hotel, Quezon City. The SOV is an annual search which highlights the exemplary performance and dedication to service of Filipino volunteers in helping people and communities and recognize the role of volunteerism in development and nation-building. It is also  […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts EFL Forum in Occidental Mindoro

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) in  MIMAROPA conducted the Economic and Financial Literacy (EFL) Forum on November 16 at  Occidental Mindoro State College (OMSC) Mamburao Campus Conference Room in Occidental Mindoro. The event is in line with the celebration of the 2018 Economic and Financial Literacy Week (EFLW). The annual celebration of the EFLW  is pursuant to Republic Act No. 10922 or  Economic and Financial Literacy Act which declares the second week of November of every year as EFLW. This […]

Report on the study of PSRs effectiveness in RDCs presented to RDC members

The draft  final  report  of the study to evaluate the effectiveness of private sector representatives (PSRs)  in Regional Development Councils (RDCs) was presented by the  Brain Trust, Inc. (BTI),  commissioned by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA). The presentation of the draft final report was attended by RDC members composed of representatives from regional line agencies (RLAs), local government units and PSRs. The activity  aimed  to solicit additional inputs and comments on the conclusions and recommendations emanated during the […]

NEDA MIMAROPA conducts workshop on regional commodities for industry roadmap studies

The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) in MIMAROPA, in partnership with the Department of Agriculture (DA MIMAROPA), conducted a workshop on the selection of six commodities  from the region’s 42 priority commodities,  which will then  be subjected for initial set of industry roadmap studies. The activity was held on October 26 at West Avenue Hotel, Quezon City. It was participated in by representatives from local government units, regional line agencies, state universities and colleges, and private sector. OIC Regional Director (RD) […]