Statement on the 2021 Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) to be delivered by ARD Irenea B. Ubungen, on behalf of NEDA Regional Director Nestor G. Rillon

True enough, our earnest prayers were heard. The region’s economic landscape showed a big leap from a very disheartening setback to an impressive performance in 2021. This was due to the relentless efforts of the Ilocanos and Pangasinenses who remained steadfast despite the uncertainties. To our friends from the Philippine Statistics Authority, Asst. National Statistician continue reading : Statement on the 2021 Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP) to be delivered by ARD Irenea B. Ubungen, on behalf of NEDA Regional Director Nestor G. Rillon

Panagkaykaysa: A Call on the 13th RDC-PSR National Convention

The Regional Development Council-1 (RDC-1) – Private Sector Representatives (PSRs) hosted this year’s conduct of the online 13th RDC-PSR National Convention with the theme: “Panagkaykaysa: Strengthening Unity, Harnessing Cooperation, and Sharing Responsibility towards National Recovery”. The two-day activity, held last April 28 – 29, aim to encourage collaboration and cooperation among PSRs to sustain their continue reading : Panagkaykaysa: A Call on the 13th RDC-PSR National Convention

GRDP grows by 4.6 percent in 2021: Region 1 eyes better economy in the coming years

The economic performance of the Ilocos Region as measured by its Gross Regional Development Performance (GRDP) grew by 4.6 percent in 2021. This was highlighted in the  2021 Report on the Economic Performance of the Ilocos Region News Conference coordinated by the  Philippine Statistical Authority (PSA) Regional Office (RO) 1 in collaboration with the National continue reading : GRDP grows by 4.6 percent in 2021: Region 1 eyes better economy in the coming years

NEDA RO1 Maintains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

The National Economic and Development Authority – Regional Office 1 (NEDA RO1) successfully passed its ISO 9001:2015 virtual Surveillance Audit on April 6, 2022. As a result, SOCOTEC Certification Philippines maintains the certification of the Quality Management System (QMS) of NEDA RO1 with scope covering Development Planning, Investment Programming and Budgeting, and Monitoring and Evaluation. continue reading : NEDA RO1 Maintains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

RTF-ELCAC 1 strives to institutionalize the culture of collaboration, and synchronization for sustainable and inclusive peace

With the goal of institutionalizing the culture of collaboration and synchronization for sustainable and inclusive peace, the Regional Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict 1 (RTF-ELCAC 1) gathered for the 2nd Phase Summing-Up Activity at Ynad’s Place Hotel and Resort, San Fernando City, La Union and virtually on April 8, 2022. The activity continue reading : RTF-ELCAC 1 strives to institutionalize the culture of collaboration, and synchronization for sustainable and inclusive peace

RDC-1 inks 44 resolutions on its 1st Regular Full Council Meeting for CY 2022

The Regional Development Council 1 (RDC-1) endorsed 44 resolutions during its 1st Regular Full Council meeting conducted on March 30, 2022 via Zoom videoconference.  Majority of the resolutions approved and endorsed by the Council were the requests of various entities from their Agency Central Offices, their Fiscal Year 2023 budget proposals on priority programs and continue reading : RDC-1 inks 44 resolutions on its 1st Regular Full Council Meeting for CY 2022

RDC 1 strengthens project development and fund sourcing through the Project Development Assistance Center (PDAC) reactivation

The Regional Development Council 1 (RDC 1) formally launched the Project Development Assistance Center (PDAC) on March 30, 2022 after its approval by virtue of RDC 1 Resolution No. 7, s. 2022.  This is in view of the need to strengthen medium-term planning, investment programming, project approval, budgeting, and monitoring and evaluation to balance the continue reading : RDC 1 strengthens project development and fund sourcing through the Project Development Assistance Center (PDAC) reactivation