REGION XII’s Poverty Incidence Declines to 37.3% in 2015

Koronadal City, South Cotabato –  Region XII or the SOCCSKSARGEN Region recorded a significant decline in the poverty incidence among its population at 7.4 percentage points, from from 44.7 percent in 2012 to 37.3 percent in 2015.   The reduction in the region’s poverty incidence, however, was not enough to meet its Millennium Development Goal of continue reading : REGION XII’s Poverty Incidence Declines to 37.3% in 2015

Region XII Strengthens Monitoring of the Implementation of the ASIN Law

Koronadal City, South Cotabato – The 8th National Nutrition Survey conducted by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) in 2013 showed that the prevalence of iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) in the SOCCSKSARGEN region is moderately high among school children, pregnant, and lactating women due to inadequate iodine intake. This was disclosed by Dr. Francisco continue reading : Region XII Strengthens Monitoring of the Implementation of the ASIN Law