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The training and workshop sought to promote gender and development among NAPC personnel as a tool to eliminate prevailing organizational and sectoral gender inequalities, to impart knowledge appreciation and to deepen the understanding on the concept of gender and sexuality and to promote gender and development as a tool to eliminate prevailing organizational and sectoral gender inequalities.
DAVAO DEL NORTE, Oct 4 (PIA)- Schools for indigenous peoples communities are made available in far-flung Barangay Gupitan which covers 37 villages at the peripheral areas of Kapalong Municipality. In a recent press conference with the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC), Kapalong Municipal Mayor Maria Theresa Timbol said 30 IP schools have been set up in Barangay Gupitan of the 34 locally funded through the Local School Board (LSB). Among those villages where Kapalong LGU had recently opened an IP school was Sitio Tapayanon which the 60th Infantry Battalion discovered
In a recent press conference with the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC), Kapalong Municipal Mayor Maria Theresa Timbol said 30 IP schools have been set up in Barangay Gupitan of the 34 locally funded through the Local School Board (LSB). Among those villages where Kapalong LGU had recently opened an IP school was Sitio Tapayanon which the 60th Infantry Battalion discovered early this year nestled at the Pantaron Range at the tri-boundary of Davao del Norte, Bukidnon and Agusan.
This arose as NAPC Secretary Noel Felongco and Cebu City Mayor Edgar Labella signed at the Cebu City Hall on October 3, 2019 a memorandum of agreement for the development of an agricultural trading post and enterprise development. “We recognize the importance of delivering the government’s poverty reduction projects. That is why we strategized the implementation of the Poverty Reduction through Rural Development (PRRD) prototype projects,” said Secretary Felongco.
CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) will be investing P3 million to build an Agriculture Trading Post and Enterprise Development for farmers in Cebu City. The NAPC and the Cebu City government signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Thursday afternoon, October 3, 2019, to establish the trading post at the North Reclamation Area with at least 150,000 square meters space. Read more: https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/261911/napc-to-build-p3m-farmers-trading-post-in-cebu-city#ixzz61w4VuO00 Follow us: @inquirerdotnet on Twitter | inquirerdotnet on Facebook
During the second day of the Integrated Community Food Production (ICFP) Program National Assessment and Planning, the participating partner LGUs have presented their best practices and strategies in the implementation of the program as well as the issues they have encountered and their corresponding solutions.
The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) has partnered with the city government here to implement a PHP3-million anti-poverty project that will benefit farmers in the hinterland villages. Secretary Noel Felongco, head of NAPC, and Mayor Edgardo Labella on Thursday afternoon signed a memorandum of agreement at the Cebu City Hall for the establishment of a trading post where farmers from 32 upland villages will display their agricultural products.
The Integrated Community Food Production (ICFP) Program is one of the programs included in the government’s Bottom-Up Budgeting menu that seeks to ensure nutritious food readily available among families even in times of disasters or abnormal times,nationwide. Ms. Perigine Cayadong, DMO V from NAPC- LACMS presented the milestones and early wins of the ICFP Program.
Align to the realization of the National Anti-Poverty Commission's (NAPC) five-year plan under the Sambayanihan Serbisyong Sambayanan (3S), a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed last Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the Cityhall in Cebu City by Secretary Noel K. Felongco and Mayor Edgardo C. Labella.
KAPALONG, Davao del Norte — The discovery of a hidden indigenous people community of 110 families deep in the mountainous area of this town came as a total surprise to Mayor Ma. Theresa Timbol. “We were shocked that all this time, people are still out there without any contact with the outside world,” Timbol said Friday.
Secretary Noel Felongco, head of NAPC, and Mayor Edgardo Labella on Thursday afternoon signed a memorandum of agreement at the Cebu City Hall for the establishment of a trading post where farmers from 32 upland villages will display their agricultural products.
The topics were legislative milestones and efforts of the Offices of Senator Risa Hontiveros and Senator Leila De Lima as well as Bayan Muna partylist Representative Mr. Carlos Isagani T. Zarate who are all pushing for the increase of social pension of the senior citizens in the country and for the passage of pending policies that will secure the rights and improve the benefits of our Lolos and Lolas.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in partnership with SM Cares hosted the Milleniors Fashionistas event at SM North Edsa Skydome, wherein the elders slayed the fashion trends from 1950s until present.
VALLADOLID, Negros Occidental --The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) has partnered with this municipality for the implementation of a PHP3-million poverty alleviation project funded by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR).
Duterte signed on September 17 Executive Order 92 which created the National Council Against Child Labor. The council will be headed by the Labor Secretary with the Social Welfare Secretary as vice chairperson. Its members include the secretaries of Education, Health, Interior and Local Government, Justice, Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources and National Commission on Muslim Filipinos, as well as the heads of the National Economic and Development Authority, Philippine Information Agency, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, Council for the Welfare of Children...
The PHP 3 Million fund for Valladolid is appropriated for the development of an Integrated Community-Based Agricultural Production and Processing Facility which shall include PHP 2 million for the construction of physical infrastructures and procurement of equipment; PHP 500,000 for hauling support and provision for vehicle; and another PHP 500,000 for capital infusion relative to the conduct of livelihood projects that will be turned-over to the local community through the LGU.
Representing NAPC Secretary Noel K. Felongco, Spokesperson Cristopher V. Sabal delivers a plenary talk on "Socio-Cultural Reforms in Sustaining Philippines Economic Growth" during the third National Conference on Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development, Palo, Leyte. In his speech, Mr. Sabal emphasizes the anti-poverty initiatives of the government that will aid in the economic empowerment of the poor.
MANILA—The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) on Wednesday announced its winners for the prestigious Young Champions of the Earth Prize. Of the 7 young entrepreneurs, 20-year-old Filipino chef Louise Mabulo was recognized as the winner for the Asia and the Pacific region. UNEP cited Mabulo for taking action to address climate change through her “Cacao Project.” “Mabulo’s solution, the Cacao Project, has trained over 200 farmers in agroforestry techniques, planting more than 70,000 trees across 70 hectares of land,” UNEP said in a statement.
1. Get rid of our surroundings with plastics, non-biodegradable wastes that clogged our waterways which results to flooding of our streets. 2. Mobilize your members to go out on September 22, 2019 (Sunday) from 7:00 AM to 10:00AM armed with cleaning materials to pick and segregate trash and to plant fruit tree seedlings in your chosen vacant area in the community.
Secretary Felongco was joined by LACMS headed by Director John Laña and staff of NCR Operations Unit to highlight the principal function of the agency in strengthening basic sectors’ representation in the local level through the Sambayanihan Serbisyong Sambayanan Banner Program. LACMS, meanwhile, underscored the coordination and policy recommendation functions of NAPC to LGUs.
The meeting served as a venue for consultation and dialogue between the National Government Agencies and key stakeholders about the peace and order situation in the ancestral land claimed by the Indigenous People and the affected non-IP members of the community following the reported incidents of harassment and violence last March.
ILIGAN CITY--The National Anti-Poverty Commission has unveiled seven projects aimed at alleviating poverty in several regions that will be funded by the Philippine Gaming Corporation's (Pagcor) amounting to PHP49 million. “Modest as the projects are, they will go a long way in helping reduce poverty at the grassroots level,” Secretary Noel K. Felongco told provincial officials in Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte on Thursday.
The Community Fish Landing Center (CFLC) Program seeks to reduce poverty among poor fishing communities and promotes"inclusive growth" in the fishery sector. It provides a comprehensive framework to address poverty through the provision of appropriate livelihoods and promotion of ecologically sound, economically viable and socially equitable interventions
The Community Fish Landing Center (CFLC) Program seeks to reduce poverty among poor fishing communities and promotes"inclusive growth" in the fishery sector. It provides a comprehensive framework to address poverty through the provision of appropriate livelihoods and promotion of ecologically sound, economically viable and socially equitable interventions.
Sec. Felongco sought the support of the good mayor in encouraging the farmers in the city to shift into organic farming. He mentioned about the Coop'poration, which is a community-based enterprise mechanism of NAPC at the barangay level. And he talked about Ka-Sambayanihan which is the volunteers program of the agency aiming to mobilize 1 Million volunteers as NAPC’s partners in the monitoring and implementation of poverty alleviation projects nationwide.

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