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About BDA

Bangsamoro Development Agency was established in accordance with the Humanitarian, Rehabilitation and Development Aspect of GPH-MILF Tripoli Agreement of June 2001. It is known as development arm of the MILF. The agency is mandated to lead, determine and manage relief and rehabilitation in conflict-affected areas in Mindanao.

Since its creation in 2002, BDA have been implementing various programs and projects that were geared towards the realization of its vision/mandate anchored to its eight (8) program thrusts such as: peacebuilding, capacity building, social welfare, health improvement, education, environmental management, economic development and youth development.


  • To determine, lead, and manage relief, rehabilitation and development in the conflict-affected areas in Mindanao
  • To act as donor and development coordinating unit of the MILF
  • To continue the formulation of the Bangsamoro Development Plan (BDP)


An enlightened, prosperous and self-sustaining Bangsamoro living a just and secured life 


As development manager of the Bangsamoro, BDA is committed to implement a model of development anchored on our core values, geared towards institutional competence and sustainability


  • Strengthened the capacity of the BDA as an organization to effectively perform its mandate
  • Sustained the delivery of relief, rehabilitation and development efforts conducive to the peace process
  • Increased access of marginalized communities to social, economical and environmental programs and services
  • Enhanced synergy among stakeholders in the delivery of relief, rehabilitation and development initiatives in the Bangsamoro
  • Enhanced and strengthened partnerships with domestic and international aid agencies

Guiding Principles

  • BDA gives emphasis to the necessary moral, spiritual and attitudinal changes that must successfully transpire in the personality or character of the Bangsamoro. He must do this change in himself, for if he does not, then nobody else would do it for him.

Core Values









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