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Province of South Cotabato

South Cot inaugurates Minahang Bayan Center in T’boli

Governor Daisy Avance Fuentes led the inauguration of the Minahang Bayan Center located at the gymnasium of the municipality of T’boli last February 6. Minahang Bayan Center is a project of the Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) that aims to establish a one-stop shop that will cater to the needs of small-scale mining (SSM) operators […]

Reg’l Peace and Order Council endorses LCEs to chair body

City of Koronadal – The Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) 12 passed a resolution requesting the Secretary of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to appoint a Chairperson from among the Governors and City Mayors who are members of the body.   The resolution was passed during first organizational meeting of RPOC […]

Solid Waste Management Board eyes “green” technology

City of Koronadal – The Provincial Solid Waste Management Board (PSWMB) chaired by Governor Daisy Avance Fuentes eyed the employment of  modern  technology in health care waste management, this after the presentation of a prospective  investor during its regular meeting held recently at Villa Princessita, this city. Davao-based RAD Green Solutions Corporation, through its Vice-President […]

AVLDA turns over caving equipment to Lake Sebu

Allah Valley Landscape Development Alliance (AVLDA) recently turned over caving equipment to the municipality of Lake Sebu to enhance further their eco-tourism program as the province’s summer capital. Rogelio Acosta, AVLDA Project Manager, personally delivered the caving equipment and received by Lake Sebu Mayor Antonio Fungan during their town’s Monday Convocation Program. The caving equipment […]

AVLDA to replicate RURM in 5 SouthCot, SK areas

The Allah Valley Landscape Development Alliance (AVLDA) will replicate its Rainforestation and Upland Resource Management (RURM) project in 5 sites within the alliance coverage area. Rogelio Acosta, newly-appointed Project Manager of AVLDA, disclosed during the recently held AVLDA Board meeting that 3 sites in South Cotabato, particularly Banga, Sto. Nino and Norala and 2 sites […]

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 […]

Gov Fuentes leads 2nd Prov’l Dev’t Council meeting

Governor Daisy Avance Fuentes presided over the 2nd Provincial Development Council (PDC) Meeting last April 1 together with other council members as they heard presentations on different development initiatives happening in the province. Jinky Avance, former Sangguniang Kabataan Provincial Federation President and current Provincial Sports and Youth Development Officer, presented to the council the conduct […]

PEMO implements “communal quarrying”

The Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO) has started the implementation of communal quarry operation effective April 1 with the issuance of Executive Order No. 14 – 14 duly signed by the Provincial Governor and stipulating in it the implementing rules and regulations (IRR). PEMO Officer-in-Charge Siegfred Flaviano disclosed that the communal quarry site has more […]

Lake demolition, clean-up drive nets illegal structures, water lilies

Illegal structures located within the 20-meter lakeshore easement in Lake Sebu including floating water hyacinths or “lilies” possibly reaching tons in weight, were removed by the Municipal Agriculture Office of Lake Sebu since the start of their operation last February. Governor Daisy Avance Fuentes together with Sangguniang Panlalawigan members and provincial department heads and employees […]

“12th Paradise” selling mission, a success

The “Luring Iloilo to the 12th Paradise” of the Department of Tourism (DOT) 12 in collaboration with LGUs, NGAs and other tourism stakeholders in the region has successfully conducted its selling mission from March 21 to 23 at SM City, Iloilo City.   DOT 12 Regional Director Nelly Nita Dillera disclosed that tour operators in […]