NEDA Central Luzon passes first surveillance audit, affirms commitment to responsive government service

NEDA Central Luzon maintained its ISO 9001:2015 certification after passing the first surveillance audit with zero non-conformities conducted by TÜV SÜD Philippines on 18 November 2022. NEDA Central Luzon maintained its certification for its core processes, as follows: (i) the Regional Development Planning and Plan Monitoring, (ii) Regional Development Investment Program Formulation, (iii) Project Evaluation, continue reading : NEDA Central Luzon passes first surveillance audit, affirms commitment to responsive government service

September inflation jumps to 7.1 percent, interventions in place to ease inflationary pressures

The headline inflation in Central Luzon accelerated to 7.1 percent in September 2022 from 6.5 percent in August 2022, as reported by NEDA 3 Economic Development Specialist Mr. Al Jonnel L. Espiritu during the 42nd Inter-cluster meeting of the Central Luzon Regional Task Force on COVID-19 on 18 October 2022 via videoconferencing. The food group continue reading : September inflation jumps to 7.1 percent, interventions in place to ease inflationary pressures

NEDA Central Luzon Conducts Briefing on the 2024 Annual Investment Program

The National Economic and Development Authority Region 3 (NEDA 3) held a briefing on October 10, 2022 for the Central Luzon 2024 Annual Investment Program (AIP) with representatives of regional line agencies, state universities and colleges, local government units, and government-owned and controlled corporations. The event officially commenced the formulation of the AIP to identify continue reading : NEDA Central Luzon Conducts Briefing on the 2024 Annual Investment Program

RDC III spearheads formulation of the Regional Development Plan 2023-2028

The Regional Development Council III (RDC III) geared up for the formulation of the Central Luzon Regional Development Plan (CL-RDP) 2023-2028 with the approval of the RDP Planning Guidelines during its Special Meeting on 12 October 2022. The CL-RDP 2023-2028 is targeted to be completed by February 2022.  It  will adopt the Philippine Development Plan  continue reading : RDC III spearheads formulation of the Regional Development Plan 2023-2028

NEDA 3 presents policy implications during the Regional Dissemination Forum on the 2021 Official Poverty Statistics

The NEDA Regional Office 3 participated in the Regional Dissemination Forum on the 2021 Official Poverty Statistics at SACOP Ephatha, City of San Fernando Pampanga on 11 October 2022. Regional Director Gina T. Gacusan presented the policy implications of the latest poverty statistics. She emphasized that human capital development is key to overcome poverty. She continue reading : NEDA 3 presents policy implications during the Regional Dissemination Forum on the 2021 Official Poverty Statistics

Central Luzon RDC celebrates 48 years, launches photojournalism contest

The Central Luzon Regional Development Council (RDC III) celebrated its 48th founding anniversary with the theme: Going Above and Beyond: Public-Private Engagement in Development. A week-long celebration, the RDC Week was capped by a sharing session on public-private engagement and the launch of Isigan, a photojournalism contest, on 3 October 2022 through blended modality at continue reading : Central Luzon RDC celebrates 48 years, launches photojournalism contest

Central Luzon’s economic outlook continues to improve in the second quarter of 2022

Central Luzon’s economy continued to improve in the second quarter of 2022 as unemployment decreased while the number of tourists, flights, air cargo,   and agricultural production increased.. Unemployment rate decreased from 8.8 percent to 5.2 percent compared to the previous year. Investment pledges increased by more than 300 percent, and tourist arrivals increased by 144 continue reading : Central Luzon’s economic outlook continues to improve in the second quarter of 2022

RPMC 3 inspects three vital flood control projects in Pampanga

The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) 3 conducted field visit and inspection of three vital flood control projects implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways – Unified Project Management Office – Flood Control Management Cluster on 15 September 2022. The first project inspected was the “Construction of Groundsills across Pasig-Potrero River at the continue reading : RPMC 3 inspects three vital flood control projects in Pampanga

Central Luzon RDC conducts reconstitution meeting

The 17th Central Luzon Regional Development Council conducted its Reconstitution Meeting on 07 September 2022 at the NEDA 3 Office, Diosdado Macapagal Government Center, City of San Fernando, Pampanga. RDC III Vice-Chairperson and NEDA 3 Regional Director Gina T. Gacusan presided over the meeting and facilitated the oath taking of 11 Private Sector Representatives.    continue reading : Central Luzon RDC conducts reconstitution meeting

Central Luzon RDC organizes convention on volunteerism, election of PSRs for 2022-2025

The Regional Development Council (RDC) of Central Luzon held a Convention on Volunteerism cum Election of Private Sector Representatives (PSR) on 19 August 2022 at NEDA Regional Office 3, City of San Fernando, Pampanga. Executive Director Donald James D. Gawe of the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency provided an overview of volunteerism in the continue reading : Central Luzon RDC organizes convention on volunteerism, election of PSRs for 2022-2025

NEDA 3 caps off 2022 Nutrition Month Celebration in Aeta Village

NEDA Regional Office 3, in partnership with the Organization of NEDA Employees (ONE), Department of Health (DOH), National Nutrition Council (NNC), Commission on Population and Development (CPD) and National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) held a Community Outreach Program in Barangay Mawacat, Floridablanca, Pampanga last 11 August 2022. In-keeping with this year’s Nutrition Month theme continue reading : NEDA 3 caps off 2022 Nutrition Month Celebration in Aeta Village

NEDA 3 launches Central Luzon e-RPMES, conducts training

The National Economic and Development Authority 3 launched the Central Luzon electronic Regional Project Monitoring and Evaluation System (e-RPMES) on 8 August 2022. During the same occasion, training on the use of the system was also conducted. More than 100 staff from various agencies, local government units (LGUs), and state universities and colleges (SUCs) from continue reading : NEDA 3 launches Central Luzon e-RPMES, conducts training

NEDA 3 gears up for the second semester of CY 2022

As NEDA 3 gears up for the second semester, the management and staff held a mid-year assessment and teambuilding  workshop held from July 26 to 28 in different venues. Designed to facilitate a collective review, reflection, and planning – the Midyear Assessment and Teambuilding kicked off with an analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats continue reading : NEDA 3 gears up for the second semester of CY 2022

NEDA3 Supports the 44th National Disability and Prevention Week

Speaking before a large assembly of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) from different provinces and cities in Central Luzon, NEDA3 Assistant Regional Director Evelyn Nacario-Castro shared the initiatives of NEDA and the Central Luzon Regional Development Council (RDC). She cited, in particular, the recently-passed RDC resolution calling for the preparation of an action plan to make continue reading : NEDA3 Supports the 44th National Disability and Prevention Week