Through the collaborative efforts of DILG Zambales, Bataan and Aurora led by Provincial Directors Armi V. Bactad, CESO V, Myra B. Moral-Soriano, CESO V and Atty. Ofelio A. Tactac, CESE respectively, the "Provincial Roll-out on Assessing the Gender Responsiveness of ADM-Funded Projects was conducted on November 8-10, 2017 at Vista Marina Hotel, SBFZ to mainstream gender-responsiveness in the whole project development and implementation cycle.

The activity was attended by the Municipal Planning and Development Coordinators (MPDC) and Municipal Local Government and Operations Officers (MLGOO) from all the municipalities of the provinces of Zambales, Aurora and Bataan.

LGOO V Lee Allen B. Pineda gave an overview on the importance of the Assistance to Disadvantage Municipalities Program (ADMP) and its connection with Gender and Development. Gender Analysis tools such as the Harmonized Gender and Development Guidelines (HGDG) and Program/Project Implementation, Management, Monitoring & Evaluation (PIMME) were discussed and utilized during the workshops.

The activity was conducted to facilitate the LGUs compliance on the implementation of the localization of Magna Carta of Women and ensure that it is applied to the implementation of ADM Funded Projects.

REGIONAL DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE

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