NEDA Holds Public Forum on ‘AmBisyon Natin 2040’ in Cagayan de Oro City

In partnership with Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan and Knowledge for Development Community (KDC), the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) held on June 20, 2016 a public forum on  the results of the AmBisyon Natin 2040, a national survey on the aspirations of the Filipino people by 2040. The consultation was conducted at the Southeast Asia Rural Social Leadership Institute (SEARSOLIN), Xavier University (XU), Cagayan de Oro City. The forum aims to validate the highlights of  AmBisyon Natin 2040, confirm […]

NRO-X Staff Ranks 4th in 2016 EnP Exam, Office Posts 100% Pass Rate

Thirteen (13) technical staff of the National Economic and Development Authority – Regional Office X (NRO-X) successfully passed the Environmental Planners Licensure Examination (EPLE).  Ms. Leonila G. Cajarte, Chief Economic Development Specialist of the Policy Formulation and Planning Division ranked fourth with 82.25 percent score. This milestone is mainly attributed to the NRO-X’s capacity-building activities for its staff on planning and other related functions through technical sessions and trainings, including those supported by the Climate Change Commission – Climate Change […]

NRO-X Supports NorthMin Pasundayag 2016, Spends Learning Session with NRO-CAR

NEDA Regional Office X (NRO-X) Director, Engr. Leon M. Dacanay, Jr., and selected staff, attended the opening ceremony of the weeklong (May 26 – June 1) “Pasundayag sa Northern Mindanao 2016” at SM Baguio City of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).  The gesture was a show of support to the region’s significant event led by Department of Tourism (DOT-X) Regional Director Catalino E. Chan III and Northern Mindanao Regional Tourism Council (NMRTC) Chair, Jennifer W. Tan. Northern Mindanao Pasundayag is […]

NEDA-X steers 1st COSERAM Regional Coordination Meeting

NEDA-X Director and RDC-X Vice-Chair, Leon M. Dacanay, Jr., steered the first regional coordination meeting for stakeholders of the Conflict Sensitive Resource and Asset Management (COSERAM) program – a German Development Cooperation program implemented by the GIZ in coordination with the NEDA, DILG, DENR, OPAPP, NCIP, MinDA, LGUs, and civil society organizations. “We are privileged that Region X is part of the expansion areas of the COSERAM program,” Director Dacanay said in his welcome remarks. He cited the importance of […]

RDC-X Officials Witness Signing of Loan Agreement for Panguil Bay Bridge Project

Officials of the Regional Development Council and Congressional Representatives of Northern Mindanao (RDC-X) witnessed the signing of the $100.13-million loan agreement for the much-awaited Panguil Bay Bridge Project on April 28, 2016 at the Bureau of Treasury, Manila. The loan agreement was signed by the Treasurer of the Philippines, Roberto B. Tan, and the Chief Representative of the Korean Export-Import (KEXIM) Bank in Manila, Oh Yongkeun. The Individual Arrangement was signed by Foreign Affairs Secretary Jose Rene D. Almendras of […]

RDC-X Endorses NorMin’s FY 2017 Priority Programs and Projects

The Regional Development Council of Northern Mindanao (RDC-X), endorsed the FY 2017 priority programs and projects during the 108th RDC-X Budget Consultation/Full Council Meeting on April 12, 2016 in Cagayan de Oro City.  The activity was steered by RDC-X Vice-Chair and NEDA-X Regional Director Leon M. Dacanay, Jr. A total of PHP100.541  billion  was proposed by 25 regional line agencies (RLAs) and six state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the region. Budget allocation was highest for  the Social Sector (49%) […]

RDC-X Advisory Committee Backs Northern Mindanao 2017 Budget

Region X congressional representatives with RDC-X Officials. From left: MisOcc 2nd District Rep. Henry Oaminal, CDOC 2nd District Rep. Rufus Rodriguez,  LDN Governor and RDC-X Chair Gov. Mohamad Khalid Dimaporo, MisOr 1st District Rep. Peter Unabia, NEDA-X Regional Director Leon Dacanay, Jr., and MisOcc 1st District Rep. Jorge Almonte. CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – The region’s congressional representatives expressed support to the Regional Development Council – Northern Mindanao (RDC-X) endorsed budget proposals for next year during the meeting of […]

RDC-X Holds Sector Consultation on NorMin’s FY 2017 Priority Programs and Projects

The Regional Development Council in Northern Mindanao (RDC-X) held simultaneous sector committee consultations on the FY 2017  priority programs and projects of 26 agencies on April 7, 2016  at the Grand Caprice Restaurant, Cagayan de Oro City. About  200 representatives of government agencies, local government units, state universities and colleges, and non-government organizations participated in the review of the FY 2017 budget proposals of  the regional offices of DOLE, DILG, CHED, DOH, DepEd, TESDA, NHA, DTI, BFAR, DA, DENR, DAR, […]

Mindanao NEDAns Gather for GAD Forum, First Productivity Olympics

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – The National Economic and Development Authority – Regional Office X (NRO-X) played host to 167 NEDAns during the first Mindanao Development Forum (MDF) and Productivity Olympics held on 4-5 April 2016 at the Xavier Sports and Country Club, Cagayan de Oro City. NRO-X Regional Director Leon M. Dacanay, Jr. said that the two-day activity was intended to gather Mindanao NROs to discuss key issues on mainstreaming GAD in the development processes, and strengthen camaraderie […]

NorthMin RDC, RPOC Brace Region’s Peace Agenda, Adopt Peace and Development Convergence Framework

The Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) of Northern Mindanao support peace and development initiatives in a joint RDC-RPOC-X meeting held 3 March 2016 in Cagayan de Oro City. The meeting was presided over by RDC-X Chair, Lanao del Norte Governor Mohamad Khalid Q. Dimaporo and co-presided by RPOC-X Chair, Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar S. Moreno. In recognition of the need to align the region’s peace and security efforts with the national […]