Obo Manobo Tribal Leader from SOCCSKSARGEN Region Wins National Award in the 2014 Search for Outstanding Volunteers
The Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA), Manila, in its letter dated 27 November 2014 to NEDA XII RD Arturo G. Valero, Chairperson of the Regional Search Committee-SOV 2014, announced that the individual nominee (adult category) from SOCCSKSARGEN Region is among the national awardees in the Search for Outstanding Volunteers. CY 2014. RD Valero identified the recipient of...
Ombudsman-Mindanao Conducts Seminar on Integrity, Transparency, and Accountability in Public Service (ITAPS) for NEDA XII Staff
Thirty-one (31) employees of the NEDA Regional Office XII participated and successfully completed the ITAPS Seminar conducted by the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB)-Mindanao on 2 December 2014 at Fred Anns Food Hauz and Catering Services, Koronadal City. The seminar was facilitated by the Finance and Administrative Division (FAD), in coordination with OMB-Mindanao, under the leadership of the Honorable...
The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) XII hosted the 3rd Regional Data Dissemination and Research Utilization Forum conducted on October 23, 2014 at FB Hotel and Convention Center, Koronadal City. It was participated in by a total of seventy (70) participants from the local government units, selected regional line agencies, state universities and colleges and private higher education institutions in...
The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) XII held its Family Day in Dolores Resort, Polomolok, South Cotabato on 20 October 2014. The term “family” refers to the entire NRO XII staff. The activity is part of the NEDA XII Wellness Program and in support of the Gender and Development (GAD)of the National Government. The activity aims to strengthen the NRO...
Three (3) nominees from SOCCSKSARGEN Region were favorably endorsed by the Regional Search Committee (RSC) XII-Search for Outstanding Volunteers (SOV) 2014 to the National Search Committee-SOV 2014 in its meeting and final interview on 22 September 2014 at Cinco Ninas, Koronadal City. The regional nominees were Datu Lamberto A. Delfin of the Mindanao Peoples Conference for Peace and Development...
RDC XII Sectoral Committees Review CY 2016 AIP
The four (4) sectoral committees of Regional Development Council (RDC) XII simultaneously conducted a review of the validated CY 2016 Annual Investment Programs (AIP) of the regional line agencies (RLAs), state universities and colleges (SUCs), and other instrumentalities of the National Government, such as government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs), in Region XII. The review was conducted on November 4, 2014 at Cinco Niñas, General Santos Drive, Koronadal City.
RLUC XII Welcomes Two New Members
The Regional Land Use Committee (RLUC) XII confirmed the membership of Atty. Al Calica and Architect Michael Ang as its new members. The two new members took their oaths of office before RLUC XII Chairperson Arturo G. Valero during the Committee’s regular meeting on 12 November 2014 at FB Hotel, Koronadal City.
RDC XII Confirms PIA XII, NCIP XII, and NCMF XII as its Special Non-Voting Members
The Regional Development Council (RDC) XII confirmed the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) XII, National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) XII and National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) XII as special non-voting members during its 47th Regular Meeting on September 23, 2014 at Cinco Niñas, Koronadal City.
Provincial Government of South Cotabato and RDC XII-TWG-RSA Spearhead Orientation on Road Safety for Elementary Pupil Leaders and Teachers in Koronadal City
In celebration of October 21, 2014 as Road Safety Day in Region XII, the Provincial Government of South Cotabato, represented by Honorable Ma. Ester Marin-Catorce, Chairperson of the Committee on Education, Science, Technology and Information of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, in coordination with the…
RDC XII InfraCom Conducts Consultation on Speed Limits
The Infrastructure and Utilities Development Committee (InfraCom) of Regional Development Council XII, conducted a special meeting on September 25, 2014 at the FB Hotel, Koronadal City to tackle issues related to the ordinances on speed limits passed and enforced by the municipalities of Tupi and Polomolok. RDC XII PSR Alfredo Bronx P. Hebrona, Jr., Committee Chairperson, presided over the meeting.
RDC XII Conducts its 47th Regular Meeting, Showcasing its History
The Regional Development Council (RDC) XII conducted its 47th regular meeting on September 23, 2014 at Cinco Niňas, Koronadal City, with Acting Chairperson Arturo G. Valero presiding. The meeting was highlighted by a throw back to RDC XII’s history, its functions and officials over the years of its existence, as part of the RDC Week Celebration. Hon. Governor Emmylou J. Taliňo-Mendoza of Cotabato Province and representatives of other local chief executives (LCEs) were among those who attended the meeting.
RDC XII Conducts Good Governance Summit, Shares Good Practices
The Regional Development Council (RDC) XII conducted the first SOCCSKSARGEN Region Good Governance Summit on September 17, 2014 at the Farm @ Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City. The Summit, which was the 3rd one in three years after the Regional Road Summit in 2012 and the Regional Tourism Summit in 2013, started off this year’s RDC Week celebration in Region XII.
DOST 12 Gets Nod for Halal Laboratory Promotion
Republished from http://r12.pia.gov.ph/.
KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, Sept. 24 (PIA)—The Department of Science and Technology (DOST 12) got support from the Regional Development Council (RDC 12) for the promotion of its halal laboratory in Cotabato City.
RDC 12 backs DOST 12 Halal Advocacy
Republished from http://www.ndbcnews.com.ph
KORONADAL CITY (Sept. 25) – The Regional Development Council 12, in its regular meeting Tuesday, backed the request of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST 12) for the promotion of its halal laboratory in Cotabato City.
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|Population||4.11 Million (2010)||4.11 Million (2010)|
|Population Growth Rate||2.46% (2000-2010)||2.46% (2000-2010)|
|Land Area||19,165.87 sq.km.||19,165.87 sq.km.|
|Number of Local Government Units||4 Provinces and 5 Cities 45 Municipalities and 1,194 Barangays||4 Provinces and 5 Cities 45 Municipalities and 1,194 Barangays|
|Gross Regional Domestic Product (GRDP)||1,172.262 Billion (2012)||1172.262 Billion (2012)|
|GRDP Growth Rate||8.4% (2012-2013)||8.0% (2011-2012)|
|GVA in Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing (AHFF)||3.5% (2013)||5.4% (2011-2012)|
|GVA in Industry||11.6% (2013)||10.8% (2011-2012)|
|GVA in Services||9.4% (2013)||8.1% (2011-2012)|
|Investments||Php72.625 Million (Q2 2014)*||Php968.12 Million (Q1 2013)|
|Inflation Rate||3.9% (Dec. 2014)||5.0% (Dec. 2013)|
|Consumer Price Index (CPI)||149.7 (Dec. 2014)||144.1 (Dec. 2013)|
|Labor Force Participation Rate||65% (Oct. 2014)||65.7% (Oct. 2013)|
|Unemployment Rate||2.9% (Oct. 2014)||3.0% (Oct. 2013)|
|Under-employment Rate||21.8% (Oct. 2014)||24.5% (Oct. 2013)|
|Poverty Incidence among population||44.7% (2012)||35.7% (Oct. 2009)|
|Poverty Incidence among families||37.1% (2012)||28.1% (2009)|
|Poverty Threshold (Annual per Capita)||Php18,737 (2012)||Php15,762 (2009)|
|Infant Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births)||7.97 (2013, DOH XII)||8.41 (2012, DOH XII)|
|Maternal Mortality Rate (per 100,000 LB) )||70.86 (2013, DOH XII)||87.88 (2012, DOH XII)|
|Life Expectancy at Birth (2010-2015)||67.4 yrs. (M); 72.3 yrs. (F)||67.4 yrs. (M); 72.3 yrs. (F)|
|Households with access to potable water||93.19% (2013, DOH XII)||91.02% (2012, DOH XII)|
|Households with access to sanitary toilets||82.86% (2013, DOH XII)||81.24% (2012, DOH XII)|
|Net Enrolment Ratio (Elementary)||83.01% (2013.2014)||85.83% (2011-2012)|
|Net Enrolment Ratio (Secondary)||50.03% (2013-2014)||50.31% (2011-2012)|
|Cohort Survival Rate (Elementary)||74.91% (2013-2014)||63.36% (2011-2012)|
|Cohort Survival Rate (Secondary)||77.13% (2013-2014)||74.45% (2011-2012)|
|Total Road Density (km/Sq.km)||0.078 km./sq.km. (June 2013)||0.076 km./sq.km. (July 2012)|
|Total Pavement Ratio||76.72% (June 2013) or 1,166.571 km||71.70% (June 2013) or 1,072.0629 km|
|Irrigation Development||39.84% (2012)|
|Percent of Barangay Energized||100% (2011)|