BDA joins discussion on socio-econ in the CAAM and impact to GPH-MILF peace process

The Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) through Engr. Windel Diangcalan, deputy executive director joined discussion on how socio-economic intervention shall provide impact to the peace process between the Government of the Philippines-Moro Islamic Liberation Front (GPH-MILF) during the meeting spearheaded by the International Monitoring Team (IMT) on February 14, 2018 at the latter’s headquarters in Cotabato City.

According to Engr. Diangcalan, the gathering served as updating and leveling off among the attendees about the current projects activities that have been doe and on-going in the conflict-affected areas in Mindanao (CAAM) in support to the socio-econ aspect of the GPH-MILF Peace Talk.

“The meeting was very helpful. Its been a while that IMT conducted this kind of meeting”, he said.

Engr. Diangcalan reported that during the activity, BDA shared experiences in sustaining the environment conducive to the peace process; current initiatives to sustain the Bangsamoro Development Plan (BDP) work and pursue economic programming in the CAAM as well as the agency’s efforts towards the prevention of violent extremism.

BDA is currently aligning its major programs and projects to the BDP, a comprehensive roadmap developed in 2014 that articulates the common needs and aspirations of Bangsamoro people.

Joining the said meeting were partners from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces (BIAF) Coordinators, Tabun Halan MPC, and the Cotabato City Local Government Unit (CLGU).

 

 

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