RSC-ARMM conducts Sectoral Workshop for RSDP 2018-2023

January 15, 2019News Article Ref No.: NL-ARMM-19-001
Officials of RSC-ARMM, together with the representatives of agencies under Infrastructure Sector of ARMM RSDP 2018-2023.

Regional Statistics Committee (RSC-ARMM), spearheaded by the Regional Planning and Development Office (RPDO-ARMM) and the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA-ARMM) as the committee’s co-chairs, conducted a Sectoral Workshop for the Formulation of the Regional Statistical Development Program (RSDP) 2018-2023 on 23 to 26 October 2018.

The four-day workshop was allotted for four different sectors composed of various line agencies. The first day of the workshop was attended by the representatives of line agencies under the Economic Sector such as Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR-ARMM), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR-ARMM), Department of Agricultural and Fisheries (DAF-ARMM), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-ARMM), Regional Board on Investment (RBOI-ARMM), and Department of Science and Technology (DOST-ARMM). The second day was intended for those under the Social Sector including the Regional Commission on Bangsamoro Women (RCBW-ARMM), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-ARMM), Bureau on Cultural Heritage (BCH-ARMM), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-ARMM), Department of Health (DOH-ARMM), Department of Education (DepEd-ARMM), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR-ARMM), Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA-ARMM), and Department of Tourism (DOT). Moreover, representatives from Regional Reconciliation and Unification Commission (RRUC-ARMM), Regional Darul Ifta’ (RDI-ARMM), and Office of the Regional Treasury (ORT-ARMM) attended the workshop for Development Administration Sector on the third day. Lastly, the workshop for Infrastructure Sector was conducted on the fourth day and was attended by the representatives from Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP-ARMM), Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC-ARMM), Regional Ports Management Authority (RPMA-ARMM), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH-ARMM), and Polloc Freeport Economic Zone Authority (PFEZA).

Representatives from the said agencies were tasked to enumerate and discuss their agency’s key statistical developments and accomplishments, as well as their issues and concerns, within the period of 2011 to 2017. This will provide the situational analyses for each sector. The representatives also supplied their proposed Statistical Development Programs for 2018 to 2023. Participants presented their outputs to the group for comments and suggestions. These outputs (matrices and narratives) were consolidated by RPDO-ARMM and PSA-ARMM for enhancement and approval of RSC.