Regional Development Council (RDC) XII Holds Launching of 2021 RDC Week Celebration . . . Pushes for Region XII to RISE towards a Healthy and Resilient SOCCSKSARGEN

Koronadal City, South Cotabato – The 2021 RDC Week Celebration kicked off with a launching program held on September 10, 2021, via videoconference with the theme RDC XII RISE (Revitalize, Innovate, Safe Economy) towards a Healthy and Resilient SOCCSKSARGEN. More than 140 participants attended the online program using the ZOOM platform. The launching was a continue reading : Regional Development Council (RDC) XII Holds Launching of 2021 RDC Week Celebration . . . Pushes for Region XII to RISE towards a Healthy and Resilient SOCCSKSARGEN

RDC XII to Create an Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee for the Development and Rehabilitation of the Coconut Industry in Region XII

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato –  The Regional Development Council XII last June, endorsed the creation of an inter-agency coordinating committee that will oversee the implementation of the Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Plan (CFIDP). The inter-agency committee is composed of the following agencies: PCA XII, DTI XII, DA XII, DOST XII, TESDA XII,  DA-ATI XII, continue reading : RDC XII to Create an Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee for the Development and Rehabilitation of the Coconut Industry in Region XII

BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS RECOGNIZES NEDA SOCCSKSARGEN REGION AS A 2021 OUTSTANDING STAKEHOLDER

Koronadal City, South Cotabato. The National Economic and Development Authority SOCCSKSARGEN Region was recognized as one of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas’ (BSP) Outstanding Stakeholders during its 2021 Outstanding BSP Stakeholders Appreciation Ceremony held on July 30, 2021, via videoconference. The Outstanding BSP Stakeholders Appreciation Ceremony serves as the venue to recognize and celebrate the remarkable continue reading : BANGKO SENTRAL NG PILIPINAS RECOGNIZES NEDA SOCCSKSARGEN REGION AS A 2021 OUTSTANDING STAKEHOLDER

RDC XII Committees Endorse MIADP to NEDA-ICC

Koronadal City– A multi million project to alleviate poverty and specifically uplift socio economic conditions of the  Indigenous Peoples in Mindanao was approved by the  Economic Development and Regional Social Development Committees (EDC-RSDC) of RDC XII and endorsed to the NEDA Investment Coordinating Committee. The  Mindanao Inclusive Agriculture Development Project (MIADP) was endorsed last   July continue reading : RDC XII Committees Endorse MIADP to NEDA-ICC

JRTF-ELCAC XII ADDRESSES INSURGENCY THROUGH PROGRAM/PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION

Koronadal City, South Cotabato – During its  19th  meeting on 01 July 2021, the Joint Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (JRTF-ELCAC) XII discussed  major programs and projects implemented in the region to help  address insurgency. TESDA Secretary Isidro S. Lapeña, Chairperson of JRTF-ELCAC XII and Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and continue reading : JRTF-ELCAC XII ADDRESSES INSURGENCY THROUGH PROGRAM/PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION

NCCA orients RDC 12 members on the Heritage Law; the Local Culture and Arts Council members on cultural profiling

KORONADAL CITY –  The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), as part of its continuing collaboration with the Regional Development Councils (RDCs) and other stakeholders nationwide, conducted an orientation via webinar, on Republic Act 10066, otherwise known as The National Cultural Heritage Act of 2009 and the Philippine Registry of Cultural Property (PRECUP) continue reading : NCCA orients RDC 12 members on the Heritage Law; the Local Culture and Arts Council members on cultural profiling

RDC XII, DFA, LGUs vow to expedite DFA Consular Office Kidapawan

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato – The full operation of DFA Consular Office Kidapawan City is being fast tracked by Regional Development Council (RDC) XII, Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Provincial Government of Cotabato, and the City Government of Kidapawan.  During the Second Technical Meeting on July 08, 2021, called by the Macro-Economy, Development Administration, and continue reading : RDC XII, DFA, LGUs vow to expedite DFA Consular Office Kidapawan

RLUC XII provides Capacity Building on Spatial Planning to BARMM

City of Koronadal, South Cotabato – The Regional Land Use Committee XII Technical Working Group provided technical assistance to its counterpart in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in the area of physical and spatial planning. RLUC XII Chairperson and NEDA XII Regional Director Teresita Socorro C. Ramos spearheaded the team in facilitating the continue reading : RLUC XII provides Capacity Building on Spatial Planning to BARMM

Confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Region XII amidst on-going inoculation of priority Group A

KORONADAL CITY – Region XII recorded an all-time high of 364 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on May 26 as reported in the DOH-Center for Health and Development SOCCSKSARGEN Tracker.  The new cases brought the region’s total confirmed COVID-19 cases to 10,994. Barely five months into 2021, the COVID-19 positive cases have more than doubled as continue reading : Confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Region XII amidst on-going inoculation of priority Group A