Food security in the countryside. Police Regional Office - Cordillera Regional Director PGEN R’Win Pagkalinawan and DA - CAR OIC Regional Executive Director Cameron Odsey, with DA Secretary William DAR as witness signing a MOA for the “Binhi ng Pagpapapala” program, wherein PRO-Cor through the Regional Mobile Force Batallion will distribute agricultural inputs and assist in backyard farming of DSWD 4Ps household members and people in identified ELCAC barangays. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

Urban Agriculture. BFAR - CAR Lilibeth Signey and DA - CAR Regional Executive Director Cameron Odsey with Agriculture Secretary William as guest of honor, awards a Solar Powered AquaPhonics System for Miss Earth Philippines Roxanne Allison Baeyens for being DA - CAR';s ambassador for Urban Gardening. The AquaPhonics System was received by her mother Julia Baeyens. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

Gulayan sa Barangay. Agriculture Secretary William Dar, assisted by DA - CAR officials headed by OIC Regional Executive Director Cameron Odsey, awards agricultural inputs and gardening equipments with a total amount of 769,596 for vegetable gardeing projects of 12 barangays in La Trinidad Benguet. (Carlito Dar/PIA CAR)

Benguet reports highest COVID-19 cases in a day

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Oct. 20(PIA) -- The province of Benguet recorded the highest single-day COVID-19 infection on Monday (October 19), with 36   bringing the total confirmed cases to 596.

DepEd–CAR all set for 399,039 learners for Oct. 5 class opening

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 27 (PIA) - - The Department of Education - Cordillera (DepEd – CAR) reports that 399,039 learners are enrolled for the 2020 – 2021 school year  in  the region, lesser by 13.62 percent compared to the 461,935 enrollees last year.

15 residents of priority barangays in Ifugao train on taro processing

TINOC, Ifugao, Aug. 27(PIA)- - Residents of six priority barangays of this town were trained on taro processing at the Mugao Training Center at Barangay Impugong last week.

KIMO turns over 1st solar CIS in Kalinga to irrigators' association

RIZAL, Kalinga, Sept. 7 (PIA) - - The Kalinga Irrigation Management Office (KIMO) explores   solar technology in providing irrigation  to improve  crop yield   turning over  a  solar -powered communal irrigation system(CIS) to  an  irrigators association of barangay Romualdez in this  town for its operation and management. 

Provincial monitoring committees urged to monitor big ticket projects

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 20 (PIA) -- The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) in the Cordillera is encouraging its counterparts in the provinces to actively conduct monitoring and validation of projects in their localities during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Institutionalization of MOVE vs VAWC in Ifugao town sought

KIANGAN, Ifugao, Sept. 30 (PIA)- -The ordinance institutionaling the Males Against Violence Everywhere (MOVE) as a strategy in advocating anti-violence against women and children and appropriating funds thereof to stop rape, domestic violence, child abuse and the protection of women and children in the municipality  is being mulled.

Low income families are priority registrants in PhilSys

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Sept. 25 (PIA) - - Low income families are the priority registrants under the Philippine Identification System or PhilSys.

DSWD provides Php1.4M financial assistance to Ifugao FRs

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 13(PIA) – More than P1.4 million financial assistance was awarded  to  former rebels from the province  who surrendered to government authorities  and embraced peaceful life in their respective communities.

Baguio all set for the ‘IBAGIW' 2020 Creative City Festival

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 5 (PIA) - - Baguio’s  “IBAGIW” 2020 Creative City Festival  is all set to take off on November 6 until  the end of the month.

CRDRRMC goes online in strengthening disaster resilience in CAR

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 28 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC) engages local DRRM stakeholders for the second year of the Cordillera Resilience Caravan via an online platform.

Hanging bridge in Kalinga ELCAC barangay due for turn over

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, Sept. 14 (PIA) – Farmers, teachers and residents  crossing the Saltan River can now breath a sigh of relief as the much –longed for hanging footbridge is being readied  for turn over to the barangay local government unit.

NCIP invites IP youth to join in 23rd IPRA anniversary contests

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Sept. 24 (PIA) -- The National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) invites IP youths to participate in the different   contests in commemoration of the 23rd   anniversary  of the promulgation of Republic Act Republic Act No. 8371 otherwise known as the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA)   this October.

Benguet PLGU eyes more isolation facilities for COVID-19 cases

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Nov. 5(PIA) -- The provincial government is looking for more areas to be used as isolation facilities for COVID-19 cases with the surge of COVID-19 cases in the past weeks.

RDC Cordillera creates Balik Probinsya Committee

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 21 – The Cordillera Regional Development Council  thru a resolution  created  the Regional Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pagasa (BP2) Support Committee with Agriculture Secretary William Dar, the   Cabinet Officer for Regional Development and Security (CORDS) for the Cordillera, as chairperson.

Baguio all set to receive VISITA-registered tourists from Reg. 1

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 30 (PIA) - - The City of Pines is all set to receive   local tourists   from Region 1 this Friday(October 2) under the  Baguio – Pangasinan - La Union Ilocos Sur – Ilocos Norte Travel Corridor  arranged in partnership with the Department of Tourism(DOT).

Benguet IATF lifts veggie scheduled delivery by clustered towns

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet, Sept. 4(PIA) - - The scheduled delivery of vegetables by clustered municipalities to the government-run trading centers in this capital town and in Nueva Vizcaya has now been lifted on the clamor of farmers and stakeholders.

CRDRRMC drafts Regional Disaster Response Plan for Pandemic

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 13 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CRDRRMC)  is   set  to convene  a technical working group that will work on the drafting of the Regional Disaster Response Plan (RDRP) on Pandemics and Emerging/Re-emerging Infectious Diseases.

LGU-Lagawe locks down 3 barangays for contract tracing

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 26(PIA) - - The local government unit here conducts intensified contact tracing activities to abate the spread of the Coronavirus Disease – 19 (COVID)-19 as the municipality recorded its 11th case on Thursday.

Ifugao youth mobilized as anti rape,anti-VAWC advocates

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 14(PIA) - - Youth in the province are  mobilized as anti-rape and anti- Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) advocates in their respective communities.

Cordillerans commemorate 34 years of peace

National and local leaders, elders, autonomy advocates, and representatives from various sectors gathered last September 13, 2020, in Baguio City to recollect and discuss the deep meaning of the 34th Mt. Data Peace Accord of 1986.

Kalinga represents CAR in national DOST-CEST search

BALBALAN, Kalinga, Nov.  5 (PIA) –The  province will represent the Cordillera Region  in  this year’s National Community Empowerment through Science and  Technology (CEST) Best Implementer Search of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

NMIS issues safety guidelines on meat online selling & delivery

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 8(PIA) - - With online selling and home deliveries now  a trend for those looking for livelihood or income opportunities this COVID – 19 pandemic, the National Meat Inspection Service(NMIS) reminds  Cordillera consumers and sellers and traders on the importance of ensuring the safety of meat products and of proper transporting and handling.

Baguio adopts digital surveillance system for cargo deliveries

BAGUIO CITY, Sept. 25 (PIA) - - The City Government of Baguio, in partnership with the One Lina Group of Companies, is set to run TPASS (Transport Pre – Alert and Support System) /to  help in the city’s COVID – 19 infection control and prevention measures.

DILG family supports DepEd, learners in Paracelis

PARACELIS, Mountain Province, Oct. 7(PIA) -- The Department of the Interior  and Local Government  tri-bureau of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, Bureau of Fire Protection and the Philippine National Police   are working together to support the learning continuity plan of the Department of Education in this town  during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Cemeteries in Tabuk City closed on Oct 29 to Nov 4

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 20 (PIA) -- Public cemeteries in the city shall be closed from October 29 until November 4.

50 Kapangan farmers complete KSK sustainable agri training program

KAPANGAN, Benguet, Oct.  31 (PIA) -- At least 50 farmer-beneficiaries in Kapangan graduated from the Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan on Sustainable Agriculture Program (KsK-SAP)  training on Monday (October 26).

DTI calls for consumer protection, fair trade in online & physical markets

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 7 (PIA) - - With online selling and delivery services the  trend in this time of the Coronavirus diseases (COVID – 19) pandemic, the Department of Trade and Industry advises consumers to be more vigilant and buy only from reputable and verified sellers  as regulation of such businesses remains to be a challenge for the government.

Baguio sets new guidelines for incoming travelers, visitors

BAGUIO CITY, Oct. 8(PIA) -- The city government of Baguio now requires additional diagnostic testing to incoming travelers as supplemental measure to prevent the further spread of the COVID-19 in the city.

Farmers in 2 Ifugao barangays engage in raising sheep

TINOC, Ifugao, Aug.  26 (PIA)- - Sheep may soon be a  common sight  in this municipality with  the Department of Agriculture (DA)  under its Livestock Livelihood Program (LLP) already  dispersing the initial stock.

Kalinga villagers stage rallies, condemn CPP-NPA-NDF

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, Sept. 25 (PIA) - - Saying “enough” of the lies and deception of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New Peoples Army-National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF), villagers in three communities of this municipality   held  street march dubbed “walk for peace” against the state enemy.   

Baguio

Benguet

Mt. Province

  • DA-BFAR-CAR boosts fishery in Mt. Province

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Oct. 23(PIA)  –  Fish production  in this landlocked province is gaining headway as the  Department of Agriculture (DA) - Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), in partnership with the provincial government continue to provide interventions.

  • TESDA-led Project 'ESEK' benefits 45 farmers in Besao

    BESAO, Mountain Province, Oct. 14 (PIA) -- Forty-five farmers in barangay Tamboan in this municipality are engaged in the training on organic agriculture production and are expected to pursue it as a livelihood.

  • DILG family supports DepEd, learners in Paracelis

    PARACELIS, Mountain Province, Oct. 7(PIA) -- The Department of the Interior  and Local Government  tri-bureau of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, Bureau of Fire Protection and the Philippine National Police   are working together to support the learning continuity plan of the Department of Education in this town  during this COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 26 former rebels in Mountain Province receive livelihood aid

    BONTOC, Mountain Province, Oct. 7(PIA) -- At least 26 former rebels here received financial assistance from the government.

  • Farmers in ELCAC-identified brgys get livelihood intervention

    MOUNTAIN PROVINCE--Farmers from barangays affected by the issue on insurgency in the province recently received layer chickens and carabaos under the Special Area for Agriculture and Development (SAAD) Program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) - Cordillera Regional Office.

IFUGAO

  • Ifugao PLGU provides financial aid to landslide victims

    BANAUE, Ifugao, Nov.19 (PIA)--The provincial government released a total of Php440, 000.00 as financial aid to the victims of typhoon Ulysses in the province and a nearby province.

  • DSWD provides Php1.4M financial assistance to Ifugao FRs

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Nov. 13(PIA) – More than P1.4 million financial assistance was awarded  to  former rebels from the province  who surrendered to government authorities  and embraced peaceful life in their respective communities.

  • OCD turns over financial aid to 12 Ifugao typhoon-affected families

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Oct. 19 (PIA) - - Twelve families affected by typhoon “Ompong” in the  municipalities of  Mayaoyao and Tinoc received financial assistance from the government through the Office of the Civil Defense – Cordillera Administrative Region (OCD-CAR).  

  • Ifugao town resumes market days with compliance to health protocols

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Oct. 20(PIA) - - Regular market days in this municipality resumed recently with strict compliance to  the mandatory proper wearing of face mask/shield and physical distancing ordinance and other issued health protocols.

  • Ifugao reorganizes Provincial Task Force-ELCAC

    LAGAWE, Ifugao, Oct. 14 (PIA) - - The Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) and Provincial Development Council (PDC) passed Joint Resolution No. 2020-01 reorganizing the membership of the Provincial Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (PTF-ELCAC).

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