NEDA 5 Lactation Room

NEDA launches the Workplace Lactation Support Program

NEDA 5 launched its Workplace Lactation Support Program on July 26, 2021 in celebration of the 47th Nutrition Month pursuant to Presidential Decree No. 491 of 1974. The program was conducted at the RDC Hall of the NEDA 5 Regional Office in Arimbay, Legazpi City with employees on work-from-home arrangement participating through virtual platform.   continue reading : NEDA launches the Workplace Lactation Support Program

RD BSP Award

BSP recognizes NEDA 5 as Outstanding Stakeholder for 2020

For the third time, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) recognized the NEDA Region 5 as one of its outstanding partners in the implementation of its policies, programs, and advocacies toward the promotion and preservation of monetary stability in the country. “Through it all, your steadfast support to the Bankgo Sentral ng Pilipinas, its programs continue reading : BSP recognizes NEDA 5 as Outstanding Stakeholder for 2020

RPMC conducts RPMES

Bicol RPMC conducts RPMES webinar

The Bicol Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) conducted an orientation on the Regional Project Monitoring and Evaluation System (RPMES) last June 29, 2021 via Zoom webinar. Originally intended for members of project monitoring committees (PMCs) of state universities and colleges (SUCs), the webinar aimed to familiarize the participants with the basic concepts of monitoring and continue reading : Bicol RPMC conducts RPMES webinar

GeRL

Bicol RGADC fosters more gender-responsive governance

The Bicol Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC), a special committee of the Bicol Regional Development Council, in partnership with the Philippine Commission on Women, spearheaded the conduct of an orientation on Gender-Responsive LGU (GeRL) Assessment Tool on June 15, 2021 via video conference. The training sought to introduce the GAD Focal Point System (GFPS) continue reading : Bicol RGADC fosters more gender-responsive governance

PSA PhilID

The Philippine Statistics Authority sets up Philsys Registration Kits at NEDA Region 5

Recognizing the importance and urgency of having a national ID while underscoring the need to strictly observe health protocols due to the threat of COVID 19, the NEDA Region 5 collaborated with the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) for the institutional registration under Philippine Identification System (PhilSys). On May 27, 2021 the PSA set up registration continue reading : The Philippine Statistics Authority sets up Philsys Registration Kits at NEDA Region 5

SDG

Bicol SDG Committee tackles lack of 2020 data for regional SDG indicators

The Special Regional Committee on the Sustainable Development Goals (SRC-SDGs) held its first semester meeting on May 26, 2021 to review the preliminary assessment of the region’s progress to attain the SDGs. The assessment is based on a comparison of the latest available regional data of the SDG indicators with the regional baseline and target continue reading : Bicol SDG Committee tackles lack of 2020 data for regional SDG indicators

RDC BIA Visit

Bicol RDC Chairperson visits international airport project site

Bicol Regional Development Council (RDC) Chairperson and Legazpi City Mayor Noel Rosal visited the ongoing Bicol International Airport Development Project (BIADP) in Daraga, Albay last May 17, 2021. Together with NEDA Regional Director Agnes Tolentino and CAAP Area 5 Manager Cynthia Tumanut, they were briefed by the project manager, Engr. Jose Giron of the DOTr. continue reading : Bicol RDC Chairperson visits international airport project site

Pandemic Brings 8.4% Economic Contraction to Bicol in 2020

RD Agnes E. Tolentino, NEDA Director and Chairperson of the Regional Statistics Committee, presented the economic performance of the Bicol Region during the nationwide simultaneous press conference conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority last April 29, 2021. The Bicol Region recorded economic contraction by 8.4 percent from a positive growth of 8.2 percent in 2019. continue reading : Pandemic Brings 8.4% Economic Contraction to Bicol in 2020

Bicol pledges for a healthy and resilient Philippines towards a matatag, maginhawa at panatag ng buhay para sa lahat

“Time is of the essence. We should keep in mind that AmBisyon Natin 2040 is multi-dimensional. We need to pursue policies, programs, and projects that will enable and empower every Filipino, every Bicolano and Bicolana to enjoy a matatag, maginhawa, at panatag na buhay”, NEDA Undersecretary Rosemarie G. Edillon said during a series of virtual continue reading : Bicol pledges for a healthy and resilient Philippines towards a matatag, maginhawa at panatag ng buhay para sa lahat

RDC Bicol aims for better resource allocation in 2022

Regional priorities in Bicol were highlighted during the Regional Development Council (RDC) 5 Technical Budget Review on January 20 to 22, 2021 via videoconference as the region prepares for the budget preparation for fiscal year (FY) 2022. The budget review aims to evaluate the budget proposals of the agency regional offices (AROs) and state universities continue reading : RDC Bicol aims for better resource allocation in 2022