๐๐‚๐’๐ƒ๐’ ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐๐ฎ๐œ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐‰๐…๐๐‘ ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿ๐Ÿ”๐ŸŽ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ฃ๐ž๐œ๐ญ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ง๐ข๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ข๐ง ๐๐š๐ฅ๐š๐›๐š๐œ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฆ๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ž ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ฃ๐ž๐œ๐ญ ๐ข๐ฆ๐ฉ๐š๐œ๐ญ

by | Oct 5, 2023

๐—•๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ, ๐—ฃ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ป- On September 25, Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) District Management Division (DMD)-South conducted the final project monitoring for the โ€œJapan Fund for Prosperous and Resilient Asia and the Pacific (JFPR) 9160โ€ in the lives of the vulnerable communities in Balabac Island including the Indigenous Peoples (IPs) of Balabac, Palawan.

The JFPR 9160, entitled โ€œDeveloping Sustainable Alternative Livelihood in the Coral Triangle funded by the Asia Development Bank and JFPR 9160,โ€ delivered alternate livelihood opportunities in the municipality of Balabac such as seaweed farming, goat raising, poultry production, and skills development (masonry, carpentry, welding, basketry, and mat-weaving) for the 470 community partners.

PCSDS as the executing agency was tasked by the Asian Development Bank to annually monitor its implementation commencing from 2019. This project covers Bgy. Catagupan, Bgy. Agutayan, Bgy. Rabor, Bgy. Pasig, Bgy. Melville, Bgy. Indalawan, Bgy. Salang, and Bgy. Bancalaan. It also includes Bgy. Pandanan, Bgy. Sebaring, Bgy. Ramos, and Bgy. Mangsee.

The data will be analyzed and packaged into a consolidated 5-year monitoring report, which will be also distributed to the provincial and municipal government, and other relevant PCSD partners.