AVLDA commends LGSP for project implementation

City of Koronadal – Board of Directors of the Allah Valley Landscape Development Alliance (AVLDA) led by its Chairwoman Governor Daisy Avance Fuentes has commended the Local Governance Support Program (LGSP) for its invaluable assistance and sterling performance in the implementation of the Local Economic Development (LED) project that was funded through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

LGSP supervised the CIDA-funded LED project of the alliance for more than 2 years before its graceful exit in the month March this year.

LGSP together with Partnership Advisor Alfred Allaga and his office assistant Mai Acosta were given Plaques of Appreciation during the board meeting of AVLDA held recently at EMR, this city.

Before the recognition ceremony , Allaga presented the LGSP-LED Project to the board, which are composed of Governors of Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato and Municipal Mayors of the 2 provinces that joined the alliance and Regional Directors of member national line agencies.

The LED project successfully launched two eco-tourism circuits, namely;   the Koronadal City – Lake Sebu – T’boli circuit and the Tacurong City – Esperanza circuit.

 

It also successfully conducted the South Mindanao Tourism Investment Conference or Tourism iCon, which according to the Department of Trade and Industry, was able to generate hundreds of millions in investment within the region, particularly in eco-tourism, energy and agriculture sectors during its business-matching sessions.

 

LGSP-LED conducted also among stakeholders particularly those belonging in the tourism sector, trainings, workshops and study tours here and abroad.

It also formed a Core LED Team, Technical Working Group and other committees to assist them in the implementation of different projects.