• Region XII Hosts 1st International Paragliding Accuracy Championship (IPAC) 2014

    Region XII successfully hosted the 1st International Paragliding Accuracy Championship (IPAC) 2014 at the SAFI Ranch fly-site in Sitio Seguil, Barangay Tinoto, Maasim, Sarangani Province on August 22-24, 2014. This was revealed by RD Arturo G. Valero, RDC XII Acting Chairperson, who graced the event. The international sports competition drew the participation of forty (40) professional paragliding athletes and...

  • NEDA XII Donates Vegetables from Its Gulayan sa Opisina Project to RSCC XII

    The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) XII, through the Organization of NEDA Employees (ONE) XII, shared some yields of its Gulayan sa Opisina project to the Reception and Study Center for Children (RSCC) XII located at Brgy. Maibu, Tantangan, South Cotabato on August 14, 2014. Among the vegetables shared by the office to RSCC XII were pechay, alugbati, native kangkong,...

  • RD Valero Signs Construction Plan

    Regional Director Arturo G. Valero signed the plan document for the proposed 3-storey National Economic and Development Authority Regional Office (NRO) XII building on August 18, 2014 at SRDC, NEDA XII Office, Koronadal City.  The document includes the design, program of work and bill of quantities.  Present during the signing were Engr. Sandy E. Detoyato of the Detoyato Consulting...

  • NEDA XII Trains RLUC XII Members on QGIS

    In preparation for the updating of the Regional Physical Framework Plan (RPFP), the Regional Land Use Committee (RLUC) XII has lined up a series of capability building activities for a Technical Working Group (TWG) duly created for the purpose. One of the said activities is the Quantum GIS Training which was conducted on August 11-15, 2014 at The Farm,...

  • Forum on DRRM and CCA Highlights NEDA XII National Disaster Consciousness Month Celebration

    The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) XII capped its National Disaster Consciousness Month celebration with a forum on Disaster Risk Reduction Management (DRRM) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA). Led by NRO XII’s Policy Formulation and Planning Division (PFPD), the forum was held on August 6, 2014 at FB Hotel, Koronadal City with the theme:  “Advocating the DRRM measures and CCA...

RPMC XII Recommends Solutions to GSC Circumferential Road Issues
The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) XII,chaired by RD Arturo G. Valero of NEDA XII, recently convenedto resolve problems that have delayed the implementation of critical road and bridge projects in Gen. Santos City (GSC), particularly those that are along the city’s Circumferential Road project.


RPMC XII Monitors Projects Implemented Based on the GPB Approach
Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) XII monitored 33 projects which were identified based on the Grassroots Participatory Budgeting (GPB) Approach in the provinces of Sultan Kudarat, Cotabato, Sarangani and South Cotabato, and in the cities of Tacurong, Cotabato, General Santos and Koronadal in April and May 2014.


RDC XII Conducts 46th Regular Meeting Amidst Cotabato Empire’s Centennial Celebration
The Regional Development Council (RDC) XII held its 46th Regular Meeting on 25 June 2014 at the Provincial Capitol, Amas, Kidapawan City, Cotabato Province, with Governor Emmylou “Lala” J. Taliño-Mendoza as host.


DOST XII’s Mega Consortium recommended to serve as the clearinghouse of research proposals in Region XII
The Mega Consortium led by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) XII was recommended to be the regional clearing house of research proposals in Region XII. This was the recommendation of the group under the Regional Social Development Committee (RSDC) XII, tasked by the Regional Development Council (RDC) XII…


RDC XII Endorses PHP129.6 Billion Budget Proposal
The RDC XII Expanded Executive Committee (ExCom) conducted a five-day budget review/consultation on the budget proposals for FY 2015 of thirty-one regional line agencies, seven government owned and controlled corporations, and five state universities and colleges at FB Hotel, Koronadal City.


RDC XII Launches the Updated SOCCSKSARGEN Regional Development Plan, 2013-2016
The Regional Development Council (RDC) XII launched the Updated SOCCSKSARGEN Regional Development Plan, 2013-2016, and its companion documents, namely, the Regional Development Investment Program (RDIP), 2014-2016 and the Regional Results Matrices (RRM), on 13 February 2014 in Koronadal City, South Cotabato.


Congresspersons Pledge Closer Collaboration with RDC XII and Support to RDP
The RDC XII-Advisory Committee (RDC XII-AdCom) Reorganizational Meeting was held on 14 January, 2014 at The Farm, Brgy. Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City with Arturo G. Valero, Acting RDC XII Chairperson presiding.


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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 19,165.87
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) 157.126 Billion (2011)
GRDP Growth Rate 8.4% (2012-2013) 8.0% (2011-2012)
GVA in Agriculture, Hundting, Forestry and Fishing (AHFF) 5.4% (2011-2012) 2.2% (2010-2011)
GVA in Industry 10.8% (2011-2012) 5.5% (2010-2011)
GVA in Services 8.1% (2011-2012) 4.3% (2010-2011)
Investments Php968.12 Million (Q1 2013) Php2.215 Billion (Q2 2012)
Inflation Rate 5.0% (Dec. 2013) 2.6% (Dec. 2012)
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 144.1 (Dec. 2013) 137.1 (Dec. 2012)
Labor Force Participation Rate 65.7% (Oct. 2013) 67.2% (Oct. 2012)
Unemployment Rate 3.0% (Oct. 2013) 4.0% (Oct. 2012)
Under-employment Rate 24.5% (Oct. 2013) 22.1% (Oct. 2012)
Poverty Incidence among population 44.7% (2012) 35.7% (Oct. 2009)
Poverty Incidence among families 37.1% (2012) 28.1% (2009)
Poverty Threshold Php18,737 (2012) Php15,762 (2009)
Infant Mortality Rate (per 1,000 live births) 8.41 (2012, DOH XII) 4.57 (2011, DOH XII)
Maternal Mortality Rate (per 100,000 LB) ) 87.88 (2012, DOH XII) 70.86 (2011, DOH XII)
Life Expectancy at Birth 67.4 yrs. (M); 72.3 yrs. (F) 67.4 yrs. (M); 72.3 yrs. (F)
Households with access to potable water 91.02% (2012, DOH XII) 90.85 (2011, DOH XII)
Households with access to sanitary toilets 81.24% (2012, DOH XII) 80.47% (2011, DOH XII)
Net Enrolment Ratio (Elementary) 85.83% (2011-2012) 84.13% (2010-2011)
Net Enrolment Ratio (Secondary) 50.31% (2011-2012) 51.93% (2010-2011)
Cohort Survival Rate (Elementary) 63.36 (2011-2012) 64.67% (2010-2011)
Cohort Survival Rate (Secondary) 74.45 (2011-2012) 76.77% (2010-2011)
Basic Literacy Rate 87.03% (2008)
Total Road Density (km/ 0.078 km./ (June 2013) 0.076 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)

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