Caraga Regional Development Council endorses PhP225.06B proposed budgets for fiscal year 2019

The Caraga Regional Development Council (RDC) endorsed PhP225.06 billion proposed budgets for fiscal year 2019 during its 93rd Full Council Meeting at the Provincial Convention Center, Surigao City. The said budget represents the 2019 proposed budgets of 31 regional line agencies (RLAs) and five state colleges and universities (SUCs) of the region. The proposed budgets continue reading : Caraga Regional Development Council endorses PhP225.06B proposed budgets for fiscal year 2019

Caraga economy expands in 2017

The Caraga Region’s economy expanded by 4.3 percent in 2017. This is 2.5 percentage points higher than the growth recorded in 2016. This performance is just 0.2 percentage point short of the target stipulated in the Caraga Regional Development Plan 2017-2022.         The  Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry, and Fishing and Industry sectors recovered from their negative continue reading : Caraga economy expands in 2017

Potential Investment Alternatives to Mining research kicks off in Caraga

The PhP8 million 12-month research project Potential Investment Alternatives to Mining has kicked off with the Resources, Environment and Economics Center for Studies, Inc. (REECS) as Consultant. The research will assess the social, economic, and environmental impacts of mining in Caraga. The project will also determine potential investment opportunities as alternatives to mining especially in continue reading : Potential Investment Alternatives to Mining research kicks off in Caraga

Committee on IP Concerns talks on Peace and Development Zone

The Regional Development Council-Committee on Indigenous Peoples Concerns (RDC-CIPC) conducted its first meeting after three years on May 11, 2018 at the NEDA Conference Hall, Butuan City. National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) Regional Director Jose “Jake” Dumagan, Jr. chaired the meeting to discuss issues concerning the Indigenous Peoples (IP), and introduce the Peace and continue reading : Committee on IP Concerns talks on Peace and Development Zone

Caraga Regional Development Council consults Siargao on FAmE

The Caraga Regional Development Council (RDC) headed by Gov. Sol Matugas of Surigao del Norte consulted the Siargao stakeholders on the region’s goal to become the Fishery, Agro-forestry, mineral, and Eco-tourism (FAmE) center of the country on April 13, 2018 at Kapitolyo Nan Siargao, Dapa, Surigao del Norte. During the consultation, FAmE-related agencies presented their continue reading : Caraga Regional Development Council consults Siargao on FAmE

Department of Energy conducts public consultation on flagship programs towards energy efficiency

In a bid to improve energy efficiency in Mindanao, the Department of Energy (DOE) conducted a public consultation on its flagship programs to various stakeholders on April 5-6, 2018 in Davao City. DOE Undersecretary Felix William Fuentebella presented the policy on the establishment of Independent Market Operator (IMO) facility while Assistant Secretary Redentor Delola discussed continue reading : Department of Energy conducts public consultation on flagship programs towards energy efficiency