The City Government of Isabela de Basilan under the committed leadership of Mayor Sitti Djalia Turabin-Hataman initiated the Capacity Building Training on “Harnessing Barangay Development Capacities in Sustaining Peace and Development” through the Balay Mindanaw Foundation, Incorporated project and The Asia Foundation for PROJECT CIRCLE. The said event is slated from February 7-11, 2022 at Querexeta Formation Center.
The training was held in fulfillment to the Agenda 2 on Safe, Secure and Resilient Community of the Administration’s 9-Point Agenda and to emphasize the crucial role of the barangay local government units in promoting peace and development. This is complemented with the orientation of the Barangay Officials on the technical aspects of government administration on the grassroots level and the presentation of the different government policies, processes and programs using different models for collaborative and community-based governance practices.
Selected as participants were the following barangays: Cabunbata, Menzi, San Rafael, Kapayawan, Balatanay, Aguada, Kapatagan Grande, Makiri, Calvario, Cabunbata, Tabuk and Sumagdang.