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  • Caraga Regional Development Council steers FY 2016 regional budget review

      The National Budget Memorandum (NBM) No. 123 dated January 28, 2015 recognizes the critical role of the Regional Development Councils (RDCs) in the FY 2016 National Budget Preparation. Pursuant to Executive Order No. 325, Series of 1996, the RDC is tasked to conduct a regional budget review to ensure alignment and harmonization of the programs, projects and activities of the national government agencies (NGAs) and local government units for greater impact at the grassroots level. The Caraga RDC issued

  • Caraga turns over a new leaf at 20

      The Caraga Region, created through Republic Act 7901 on February 23, 1995, is now 20 years old! The region during its platinum anniversary is recognizing various milestones. The occasion, dubbed as “Caraga at 20,” was celebrated with a parade participated by regional line agencies (RLAs), local government units (LGUs) and other partners. A Thanksgiving Mass and Opening Programme followed highlighting the first ever State of the Regional Address (SORA) by Regional Development Council (RDC) Chairperson Sol Matugas. Authors of

  • Caraga Regional Development Council reports 2014 accomplishments

    The Caraga Regional Development Council (RDC) started the year 2014 with the launching of the Revised Caraga Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2013-2016 on January 15, 2014 in Butuan City. It was followed by the ASEAN Economic Community 2015 Integration Forum on January 24, 2014 also in Butuan City. A Special RDC Meeting with Sec. Florencio Abad of the Department of Budget and Management was held on February 28, 2014 in Butuan City. In the said meeting, the RDC apprised the

  • Caraga Regional Development Council through the years

      Caraga Region was created 20 years ago. But unknown to most of us, the name Caraga already existed for more than 400 years when the Spaniards formed a military garrison in 1609 in Tandag. Provincia de Caraga was born with Tandag as capital. At the dawn of the 20th century, the name Caraga drowned in oblivion when Provincia de Caraga became Provincia de Surigao; more so, when Surigao and Agusan provinces were sub-divided and formed part of Region 10