Where are the alternative growth centers in Cebu?

The rural areas.

This was the main highlight of Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III in his speech before the members of the Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board during its quarterly Full Board Meeting last March 18, 2015 in Talisay City.

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Collaboration is a big deal in urban planning

by Elaine Jane Pañares | USJR Mass Comm intern

”Together, we can make a difference,” goes the popular line we get to hear often in election campaigns and calls for support for advocacies.

Is this possible? Yes. Time and again, countless of incidents, big and small across the world, have proven how collaborative efforts can lead to positive changes. They lived up to what collaboration means—an action working with someone to produce or create something.

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Future engineers, Mega Cebu brainstorm to address Cebu’s infra issues

The 5th year civil engineering students of the University of San Carlos (USC) and University of San Jose-Recoletos (USJ-R) and Mega Cebu have conducted brainstorming sessions to choose project studies that will address the infrastructure problems in local government units from Carcar City to Danao City.

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Why urban street trees in Cebu matter

With global warming, the importance of trees multiplies a hundredfold, especially in cities and urbanized areas. They offer protection from calamities and diseases.

Urban street trees, specifically, provides benefits not just to the environment but to the people around them simply by existing in the middle and side of the roads, in parks, and around pocket communities.

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Mega Cebu – Moving Forward to 2050: Celebrating Three Years of Partnerships

This is a glimpse of Mega Cebu‘s celebration of its third year anniversary last April 15, 2014. Mega Cebu was created on April 1, 2011 when 14 local government units, 13 national government agencies, and seven private sector and civil society organizations signed a Memorandum of Agreement. Since then, Mega Cebu has been making strides in the urban development of Metro Cebu.

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MCDCB Milestones (April 2011-February 2014)

Since its creation on April 1, 2011, the leaders and members of the Metro Cebu Development and Coordinating Board (MCDCB) have taken major strides in the leading and planning for a desired and collective future for Cebu. Here are its milestones from April 2011 to February 2014:

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