RDC-X Holds 102nd Meeting, Endorses Major Development Projects for Northern Mindanao

The Regional Development Council of Northern Mindanao (RDC-X) held its 102nd meeting on August 19, 2014 in Cagayan de Oro City. Presided over by RDC-X Acting Chair and NEDA-X Director Leon M. Dacanay, Jr. and with 78% of the members in attendance, the body endorsed the following proposals, among others: 1) Bulanog-Batang Hydro-Electric Power Plant Project; 2) Opening and Construction of Road Connecting the Laguindingan Integrated Transport Terminal to the National Highway and Laguindingan Airport; 3) Designation of Tagoloan River […]

NEDA-X Presents NorMin Development Agenda to businessmen and academicians

Director Leon M. Dacanay, Jr. of the National Economic and Development Authority of Region X (NEDA-X) presented the region’s development agenda to the  the  business sector and the academe during the Regional Development Forum on  31 July 2014 in Cagayan de Oro City.  The forum is conducted on a regular basis to gather multi-stakeholders’ support for positive action, evaluate development gains and gaps, and recalibrate the strategies and targets given changes in our environment. He underscored that Region X has […]

NEDA-10 goes green, says “no to plastic!” and holds “trash to cash” recycling contest

In its commitment to become a green office, the National Economic and Development Authority, Regional Office 10 (NEDA-X), initiated the “say no to plastic!” campaign in January this year discouraging entry and use of disposable plastics in the office. Employees are encouraged to use ecobags. Individual trash bins were recalled as proper waste segregation is in full throttle.  In a span of six months, NEDA-10 landfill input significantly decreased by 19.5 percent – a remarkable feat in its advocacy to […]

RDC-X Receives Landmark Outputs From Project Climate Twin Phoenix

Acting Regional Development Council-X (RDC-X) Chair, Engr. Leon M. Dacanay, Jr. of NEDA Region X, received landmark outputs from Project Climate Twin Phoenix during a handover ceremony held July 3, 2014 in Pasig City. These outputs included the HLURB-approved Supplemental guidelines in mainstreaming Climate and Disaster Risks in the Comprehensive Land use plans (CLUP);  the first-ever climate-adjusted flood hazard maps for the Cagayan de Oro and Iponan rivers in Misamis Oriental and for the Mandulog  and Iligan rivers in Lanao […]