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  Cordillera Administrative Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines consists of the provinces of Abra, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Mountain Province and Apayao.
The Cordillera region encompasses most of the areas within the Cordillera Central mountain range of Luzon, the largest range in the country.
CAR is subdivided into 6 provinces and Baguio City.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cordillera_Administrative_Region   (481 words)

 Regions of the Philippines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A region (Filipino: Rehiyon) is an administrative subdivision in the Philippines.
The Cordillera Administrative Region was originally intended to be autonomous (Cordillera Autonomous Region), but objections from Congress reduced it to a regular administrative region.
Regions first came to existence in on September 24, 1972 when the provinces of the Philippines were organized into 11 regions by Presidential Decree No. 1 as part of the Integrated Reorganization Plan of President Ferdinand Marcos.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Regions_of_the_Philippines   (465 words)

The southern section of Luzon is a partly-mountainous volcanic region, with numerous beaches, bays, and gulfs.
CAR, located in the Cordillera mountains of Northern Luzon, is a special region for the indegenous tribes of these mountains.
NCR is a special administrative region that contains the capital of the country, Manila, and is more popularly known as Metro Manila.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/lu/Luzon.html   (382 words)

 Apayao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Apayao is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon.
Apayao was among the earliest areas penetrated by the Spaniards in the Cordilleras, but the region, inhabited by the Isneg tribe, remained largely outside Spanish control until late in the 1800s.
On July 15, 1987, the Cordillera Administrative Region was established and Kalinga-Apayao was made one of its provinces.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/a/ap/apayao.html   (364 words)

 Cordillera Facts and Figures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The region's climate generally falls under types III and IV characterized by dry season from November to April and rainy season for the rest of the year.
The region is the least populated region in the country despite its vast land area.
The region serves as the gateway to the fabled Hundred Islands, the beautiful, calm white sand beaches and historical places of Ilocos Region and the region's own wonder: the Banaue Rice Terraces, the mystical burial caves, water falls, hot springs, other rice terraces and caves and its unique culture and traditions.
www2.mozcom.com /~dotcar/cff_history.htm   (583 words)

 MAR | Data | Assessment for Igorots in the Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Cordilleras have three of the factors that increase the chances of future rebellion: a history of persistent protest; territorial concentration; and the unstable nature of the Philippine government in the past five years.
Two agencies, the Cordillera Executive Board and the Cordillera Regional Assembly, were charged with the task of preparing the region for autonomous rule.
Plebiscites were held in 1990 and in 1998 in the CAR to determine whether the residents supported the creation of an autonomous region.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/assessment.asp?groupId=84002   (942 words)

 Cordillera Administrative Region, or CAR is in central, northern Luzon.
Cordillera Administrative Region, or CAR is in central, northern Luzon.
Cordillera Administrative Region or CAR as it is referred to is a completely landlocked region in the central mountains of Northern Luzon.
The Cordillera Administrative Region boasts the second highest mountain in the Philippines, Mt Pulag and the Banaue Rice Terraces, one of the man made wonders of the world.
www.philippines-travel-guide.com /cordillera-administrative-region.html   (1688 words)

 Cagayan Valley Region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Its boundaries are Bashi Channel on the north, the Pacific Ocean on the east, the Cordillera Administrative Region on the west and the provinces of Aurora and Nueva Ecija on the south.
The region’s groundwater storage capacity is estimated at 11,850 mcm.
Region II’s major urban centers are the capital town of Basco in Batanes, Aparri and Tuguegarao in Cagayan, Ilagan in Isabela, Bayombong and Solano in Nueva Vizcaya and Cabarroguis in Quirino.
www.evis.net.ph /subregions/subregion2.htm   (755 words)

 Official Website of the City of Baguio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The regional office of the National Development Authority (NEDA-CAR) through its land use committee identified development issues for the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) as outlined in its framework plan for 2004-2030.
The Cordillera Administrative Region is the smallest in terms of population size among the 16 regions in the country.
One-fifth of the region’s population is in Baguio City.
www.baguio.gov.ph /index.php?option=content&task=view&id=353&Itemid=2   (324 words)

 Cordillera Administrative Region, Philippines
The Cordillera Administrative Region consists of six provinces, Abra, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga, Apayao, and Mountain Province.
What is now the Cordillera Autonomous Region was the Mountain Province until 1966, when the former sub-provinces of Apayao and Kalinga were fused into one province and the remainder was divided into four provinces.
In fact, the Spanish were unable to establish an administrative presence her until after 1850, and the native culture is largely undisturbed.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ph-car.html   (1151 words)

 Subordination and Resistances: Ethnicity in the Highland Communities of the Cordillera Administrative Region, Northern ...
For the Spanish, the Cordillera region was an area to be economically explored; its populations were heavily exposed to Christianizing missions of friar.
The American administrative grid was imposed on the Cordillera in a manner that either directly or indirectly influenced the thinking of virtually all highland residents.
For the Cordillera region, the Marcos development vision perceived the "opening up" of the region's agricultural frontier for intense cropping, the building of hydroelectric dams as alternative sources of energy, the exploitation of its rich mineral deposits, and the logging of its forested mountain areas.
www.hawaii.edu /cseas/pubs/explore/v1n1-art4.html   (5520 words)

 Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Abra, Benguet and the Mountain Province were formerly part of the Ilocos region, while Apayao, Ifugao and Kalinga form part of the Cagayan Valley region.
CAR is bounded in the north by the provinces of Ilocos Norte and Cagayan, in the south by Pangasinan and Nueva Vizcaya, in the east by the Cagayan Valley Region and in the west by the Ilocos Region.
It is generally cool throughout the year in the region especially in the highly elevated areas of Benguet and the Mountain Province.
www.dti.gov.ph /contentment/9/60/64/471.jsp   (217 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Stand united on autonomy, CBA asks Cordillera people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
TABUK, Kalinga—Officials of the Cordillera Bodong Administration (CBA) and its armed wing, the Cordillera People’s Liberation Army (CPLA), have started to mobilize its supporters in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) for a massive campaign to compel the national government for the implementation of the 1987 Executive Order 220.
Andres Ngao-i, CBA chief executive, said the CBA was mandated by the Cordillera people to attend to regional autonomy and it is obliged to form provincial committees for a massive education campaign on interim regional autonomy.
In 2001 the Arroyo administration started the integration program of former CPLA rebels to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) with an initial 264 individuals as well as the inclusion into the Citizen’s Armed Force Geographical Unit of some 500 sons and relatives of the CPLA rebels.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/oct/01/yehey/prov/20041001pro1.html   (1181 words)

 The Cordillera region, land and people   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As a physical region, the Cordillera — Gran Cordillera Central, to be complete — is a row of great mountain ranges occupying half of Northern Luzon in the Philippines.
Thus, the Cordillera is both the highest and the single largest mass of mountains in the entire Philippine archipelago.
As a recently-defined administrative region, the Cordillera is composed of the six provinces of Apayao, Kalinga, Abra, Mountain Province, Ifugao, and Benguet, plus the chartered city of Baguio.
www.cpaphils.org /cordillera.htm   (905 words)

 Working with local institutions to support sustainable livelihoods
The Cordillera Administrative Region, located in the highlands of Luzon in the northern part of the Philippines, has rich forests and plentiful mineral resources, but the inhabitants of this region are among the poorest people of the world.
This regional body is expected to forge closer linkages between customary laws and practices, on the one hand, and formal government systems, on the other, both of which provide necessary institutional supports for sustainable development of the region.
An effective meld between traditional institutions and technical agencies of the government was achieved in the project implemented in the Cordillera Administrative Region of the Philippines that had ancestral land demarcation and regional development as its objectives.
www.fao.org /docrep/006/y5083e/y5083e0i.htm   (2023 words)

 Open Directory - Regional:Asia:Philippines:Regions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Caraga region is bounded on the north by the Bohol Sea, on the southby the provinces of Davao, Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental, on the west by the provinces of Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental, and on the east by the Philippine Sea and the Pacific Ocean.
Cordillera is a region located in Northern Luzon, Philippines, east of the Ilocos and west of Cagayan Valley.
The National Capital Region is located on the island of Luzon and is sub divided in to districts.
dmoz.org /Regional/Asia/Philippines/Regions/desc.html   (546 words)

 --- NSCB Cordillera Administrative Region ---   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Benjamin Y. Navarro, Regional Head of NSCB-CAR, presented the highlights of the 2005 Statistical Handbook on Women and Men (WAM) in the Cordillera Administrative Region.
The economy of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) continued to grow as it accelerated to a 4.1 percent growth in 2004 from 3.4 percent in 2003 due to the rebound of the agriculture, fishery and forestry (AFF) sector and the improved performance of the services sector.
In the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), women occupy only 14.4 percent or 120 of the 833 elective positions for the 2004-2007 term of office.
www.nscb.gov.ph /rucar   (547 words)

 Cordillera leaders worry cost-cutting will remove autonomy - INQ7.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Malacañang has allowed its departments to dissolve regional offices in the Cordillera Administrative Region, in accordance with an executive order that gave the bureaucracy 100 days to cut costs and control the state deficit, said Leon Dacanay, National Economic and Development Authority Cordillera assistant director.
It formed the transitory Cordillera region so it could pave the way for an autonomous region as prescribed by the 1987 Constitution.
The source said the Cordillera report was leaked after Ms Arroyo merged the Department of Agrarian Reform with the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples and the Presidential Commission on the Urban Poor.
news.inq7.net /regions/index.php?index=1&story_id=19934   (553 words)

 General Info-CAR
The establishment of the Cordillera Administrative Region has been preceded by the movement for local autonomy and administrative decentralization before the authoritarian rule.
However, pending the enactment of the organic act for the Cordillera Administrative Region, the President issued Executive Order No. 220 on July 15, 1987 creating the Cordillera Administrative Region consisting of the provinces of Abra, Benguet, Ifugao, Kalinga-Apayao, Mountain Province and the chartered City of Baguio.
The region's average topography is moderately rolling to very steep because of the presence of the Cordillera range which passes through its provinces.
www.da.gov.ph /agribiz/CAR_geninfo.html   (1025 words)

 NEDA-CAR Official Web Site...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The new blue print for the region’s socio-economic development covering the period 2004-2010, the Medium Term Cordillera Regional Development Plan (RDP) is now available.
The Plan has 6 regional development goals namely (a) sustainable economic growth (b) environmental quality and sustainable use of resources (c) social and human development (d) regional integration (e) regional autonomy and (e) cultural integrity.
In 2004, CAR’s economy managed to grow by 4.1% although this was below expectations given the 6% growth of the national growth.
www.info.com.ph /~nedacar   (192 words)

 STATISTICS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) located at the northern part of the Philippines has a total population of 1,435,031, the smallest among the 16 regions in the country.
The Crude Death Rate in the region is 3.79 per 1000 population.
Looking at the National CDR, the Cordillera rate is lower 3.79 per 1000 population against the 6.1 per 1000 National rate.
www.doh.gov.ph /CARweb/statistics.htm   (448 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The transfer of personnel from one province or region to another shall not be a valid ground for the reduction of the wage rate being enjoyed by the worker prior to the transfer.
Where the exemption being sought is for a particular project/branch/division not separately registered and licensed, the consolidated audited financial statements of the establishment shall be used as basis for determining its distressed condition.
Complaints for non-compliance with the additional cost of living allowance set forth in the Order shall be filed with the Regional Office of the Department having jurisdiction over the workplace and shall be the subject of enforcement proceedings under Articles 128 and 129 of the Labor Code, as amended.
www.nwpc.dole.gov.ph /pages/car/wo_09.html   (4791 words)

 Cordillera political map   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first Cordillera town was founded in 1599, in Bangued, as a mission in what is now the province of Abra.
A few other units of local administration were established in the 18th century, along the fringes of the mountain region.
The Cordillera provinces were placed under two regions: with Benguet and Mountain Province falling under Region 1 (Ilocos) and Kalinga-Apayao and Ifugao falling under Region 2 (Cagayan Valley).
www.cpaphils.org /cordillera/cordimap_pol.htm   (670 words)

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