- Written by LGOO V May Theresa A. Malongayon
- Category: News and Updates
- Published: 20 October 2014
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With the implementation of CY 2014 Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process (GPBP), the Department of the Interior and Local Government initiated the conduct of an interfacing activity between the Regional Poverty Reduction Action Team (RPRAT) and the members of the Local Poverty Reduction Action Teams (LPRATs) in the Province of Negros Occidental on September 9, 2014 at the Nature’s Village Hotel, Talisay City.
The activity was intended to update the LPRATs on the status of their corresponding CY 2014 GPBP Projects submitted to various participating National Government Agencies. It was also an avenue for the LPRATs to feedback to the RPRAT the issues and concerns they are encountering in the implementation of their approved GPBP Projects.
The City of Bacolod being one of the CY 2014 GPBP recipients participated during the interfacing activity. Representing the side of the CSOs were Mr. Francisco J. Carreon, LPRAT Co-Chair and the three CSO Signatories to the LPRAP namely: Mr. Edwin R. Balajadia, Ms. Ma. Leah J. Attar and Ms. Priscilla N. Goco. The LGU was represented by the following: Engr. Mae C. Cuaycong, Executive Assistant to the Mayor, Engr. Ana Ma. Carmen Principe, OIC CPDC, Mr. Eric Ginson and Mr. Mabel Lipa both of the CPDO Office, Ms. Cherryl P. Tacda, DILG, OIC City Director and LGOO V May Theresa A. Malongayon, GPBP Focal Person.