1. 2017 GAWAD PARANGAL AWARD- MOST OUTSTANDING GOVERNOR IN THE PHILIPPINES
On the same month of April 2017, Gov. Daisy P. Avance-Fuentes received the
2017 Gawad Parangal Award of the Association of Local Social Welfare & Development Officers in the Philippines, Inc. (ALSWDOPI)
for her unwavering support to all social work endeavors and for championing social welfare and development goals in her governance.
2. 2017 STAKEHOLDER AWARD OF THE PHILIPPINE ARMY
Last April 4, 2017, The Provincial Government of South Cotabato headed by Gov. Daisy P. Avance Fuentes
received the 2017 Stakeholder Award of the Philippine Army in recognition for the invaluable support
in the peace building and national development initiatives.
3. GALING POOK JESSE ROBREDO LEADERSHIP AWARD
In 2016, Gov. Daisy P. Avance-Fuentes received Galing Pook Jesse Robredo Leadership Award
for Manifesting the Ideal Qualities of a Public Servant-Leader, Dedication, Commitment,
and Humility–in Promoting Good Governance that is Empowering, Effective, and Ethical.
4. 3rd MOST COMPETITIVE PROVINCE IN THE PHILIPPINES
In 2015, the National Competitiveness Council declared the province as the 3rd most competitive
province in the country.
5. 4th MOST COMPETITIVE PROVINCE IN THE PHILIPPINES
In 2014, the National Competitiveness Council declared the province as the 4th most competitive
province in the country.
6. SEAL OF GOOD LOCAL GOVERNANCE (SGLG)
Last years, South Cotabato received the Seal of Good Local Governance Award
from the Department of Interior and Local Government(DILG).
The said award symbolizes the province’s journey towards good local governance
upholding of transparency, integrity and service delivery.
7. GALING POOK AWARDS
For the past three years, South Cotabato was awarded with three Galing pook Awards
named: South Cotabato Sanitation and Clustering Program, Minahang Bayanihan:
Small Scale Mining Program and The Friendly Drugs: a PPP on Health Plus Project.
8.MOST FUNCTIONAL LOCAL COUNCIL FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN
Last year, South Cotabato’s Provincial Council for the Protection of Children was once again
adjudged as the Most Functional LCPC or Local Council for the Protection of Children.
9. NNC 12 NUTRITION AWARDEE
The National Nutrition Council through the Regional Nutrition Evaluating Team declared
South Cotabato as the Most Outstanding Province for the Implementation of Nutrition Programs
in the whole region. Junelia Domel, a Barabgay Nutrition Scholar from Brgy. New Iloilo,
Tantangan also won the award as the Regional Most Outstanding Barangay Nutrition Scholar.
10. MOST OUTSTANDING LGU PERFORMER ON REVENUE GENERATION PROGRAM AND REAL PROPERTY TAX COLLECTION.
The Bureau of Local Finance XII declared the Province as the Most Outstanding LGU Performer
on Revenue Generator Program for 2015 having attained 107.55% revenue Tax Accomplishment Rate(RTAR)
versus it’s assigned total targets of Php 427, 469, 577.00 on real property tax, business tax, fees and charges, and economic enterprises.
The province was also declared as the Ranked 1 in the 1st Income Tax Provincial Level Category for the success of the Real Property Tax Collection Program of the Province,
having obtained 102.10% collection efficiency against its Annual target of Php 245, 471, 292.00 for CY 2015.