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Caraga Today


  • State of the Region Address

    Delivered by the Caraga Regional Development Council Chairperson Gov. Sol F. Matugas Twenty years ago, Caraga Region was created by virtue of RA 7901. Since then, various developments have taken place that changed the region’s social, economic and even political landscapes. Today, as we celebrate its 20 years of founding, we ask ourselves: what have we attained and what have we become as a region that deserve celebration? As your RDC Chairperson, it is my privilege and duty to apprise

  • NEDA-Caraga attends Cambodia Summer School

    The National Economic and Development Authority-Caraga Regional Director Mylah Faye Aurora Cariño and Supervising Economic Development Specialist Graziella Harting with this author attended the 6th International Summer School in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on November 12-13, 2014. With the topic “Comprehensive Land Policy-Fundament for Sustainable Urban and Rural Development,” the summer school was divided in three blocks, namely: land policy in international/global context, national land policies in Asia, and crosscutting topics in land policy. Director Cariño talked about “Mainstreaming Conflict Sensitivity,

  • Agents of Change Awards 2014: And the winners are…

    And the winners are… The Caraga Regional Development Council (RDC) led by NEDA-Caraga Regional Director Mylah Faye Aurora Cariño, DILG-Caraga Regional Director Lilibeth Famacion, and DepEd-Caraga Regional Director Atty. Alberto Escobarte announced the winners of the Be the agent of change Contest, Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at Almont Hotel’s Inland Resort, Butuan City. The RDC was assisted by NEDA Undersecretary for Regional Development Office Margarita Songco. The Caraga RDC conducted the Jingle-Making and Photography Contests from August 1, 2014 to

  • Caraga Regional Development Council meets the private sector for Corporate Partners’ Forum

    The Caraga Regional Development Council (RDC) met the private sector for the first-ever Corporate Partners’ Forum, Tuesday, December 2, 2014. The participants were oriented on the Regional Development Council and its roles and functions. They were also introduced to the Revised Caraga Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2013-2016 and their role in its implementation. The Caraga RDC believes that the attainment of inclusive growth depends on the participation of the private sector. The private sector generates jobs, provides goods and services,

  • Department of Budget and Management-Caraga wins 8th Caraga StatQuiz

    The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) – Caraga team composed of Mr. Joseph Michael Lague and Mr. Elvin Chatto won the 8th Caraga Inter-Agency/LGU StatQuiz held on October 28, 2014 at Luciana Convention Center, J. Rosales Ave., Butuan City. The team garnered 27 points after three rounds – easy, average and difficult. The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) – Caraga Team composed of Mr. Carlo Dacera and  Ms. Roxan Jimenez took the second place while Mr. Gardel Rey Ambos and

  • Philippine Development in Focus: Sustaining economic growth

    The fifth and final installment of “ANC Presents: PH Development in Focus” tackled ways how economic growth can be achieved in the last two years of the Aquino presidency and beyond. Tourism Secretary Mon Jimenez, World Bank lead economist for East Asia and the Pacific Rogier Van Den Brink, and Socio Economic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan shared their views on how tourism, agriculture and infrastructure play key roles in economic growth.