The Regional Development Council (RDC) of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) adopted the Cordillera Regional Development Plan (RDP) 2017–2022 and the Regional Development Investment Program (RDIP) during the RDC CAR’s second quarter meeting last April 7 at the Lay Formation, Teng-ab, Bontoc, Mountain Province,
The RDP is anchored in the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017–2022, the long term vision or Ambisyon Natin 2040, Sustainable Development Goals 2030, and the administration’s 0-10 Socioeconomic Agenda.
It is also anchored on Malasakit, Pagbabago, and Patuloy na Pag-unlad or the long term vision’s three pillars that aims to enhance the social fabric, reduce inequality, and increase potential growth in Cordillera. This will be the first plan to be implemented from the four medium term plans to be crafted and implemented until 2040.
Regional Director Milagros A. Rimando of the NEDA Regional Office in CAR explained that the RDC secretariat and NEDA CAR, conducted a series of provincial, regional consultations with its partners from regional line agencies including government-owned and controlled corporations, local government units, and private sector representatives, to ensure that regional issues and concerns are considered in the identification and formulation of strategies, policies and programs of the Cordillera RDP 2017-20122.
All plan chapters were reviewed and endorsed by the six committees of RDC from February until March and was also adopted by the RDC Executive Committee in March.