The Regional Development Council (RDC), supports the decentralization policy of the government by coordinating socio-economic planning and development in the regions. The effectiveness with which it fulfills the role hinges on the smooth coordination and operations of the Council and its various Committees.
Regional development planning was adopted by the government in 1967 as part of the national development planning process. This was intended to spread out sustained and equitable development beyond Metro Manila. The REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL (RDC) was created in September 1972 and organized in December 1972 in order to operationalize and coordinate this sub-national process. It is defined as a decentralized and participatory mechanism which can harness the efforts of LGUs, regional line agencies, NGOs, academe and legislators to jointly coordinate, implement and monitor development plans, programs and projects in the region.
In a move to collaborate efforts to address peace and development matters in the region, the Cagayan Valley Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) held a joint meeting on February 26, 2019 in Tuguegarao City.
In his opening remarks, RDC2 Chairperson Gov. Junie E. Cua said that more work still needs to be done to develop the region further despite the many accomplishments both Councils have achieved in the last three years.
“Let us take advantage of our strong complementation with our more developed neighbors such as Hong Kong, China, and Japan which have high cost of labor, the best technologies, and sufficient overflowing capital,” he quipped.
Also present during the meeting was Cagayan Provincial Governor Manuel N. Mamba, the Chair of the RDC2 Infrastructure Development Committee, who also spoke of the region’s high potential to … Read more »
NEDA RO2 conducts RPMES re-tooling workshop for a more effective M&E
Some 26 participants, 18 from Project Implementing Agencies and 8 members of the Regional Project Monitoring Committee Project Monitoring Team (RPMC-PMT), participated in a Re-tooling Workshop on the Regional Project Monitoring and Evaluation System (RPMES) conducted by the National Economic and Development Authority RO2 (NR02). This activity was held on December 13, 2018 at the Pamegafanan Hall, NEDA Regional Office, Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City.
The workshop was designed to re-orient project implementing agencies and the RPMC – PMT on the importance of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), and their respective roles during the conduct of M&E activities. This is in recognition of the importance of the RPMES as an institutional mechanism on monitoring and evaluation of all development programs and projects implemented nationwide.
NRO2 OIC – Regional Director Dionisio C. Ledres, Jr., … Read more »
Please take note of the corrections in the 2016 Annual Regional Development Report (ARDR) particularly on page 6 of Chapter 8 (Environment and Natural Resources Management):
Under Mineral Resources Management:
For other permits, a total of 61 Ore Transport Permit (OTP) and 27 Certifications were issued resulting to 153 percent and 270 percent achievement rating, respectively.
For other permits, a total of thirty four (34) Ore Transport Permits (OTPs) were approved and issued resulting to 113 percent accomplishment; while Twenty Seven (27) Ore Transport Certifications were issued for the year resulting to a 270 percent accomplishment.
We apologize for the confusion this may have caused. Thank you.… Read more »