Iligan City – The Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) along with the Local Government Unit and other partner agencies in the Lanao Del Norte held several conflict-sensitive and peace-promoting (CSPP) assessments. The gathering of different project implementers meant to seek project implementation updates.

BUTUAN CITY – The regional office of the Department of Agriculture (DA) announced that the livelihood projects worth more than R26 million are set to be implemented in conflict-affected areas in Northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region).

BAGUIO CITY – Cordillera Interior regional director Marlo L. Iringan awarded a total of P 86,966,000.00 for 19 development projects in the region during the Unity Gong Relay as part of Cordillera Month Celebration last July, and an addition of P 22 million for three other projects last month.

FOREST guards working under the PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) Program are helpful in the enforcement of environmental laws.

This was noted during the three-day mid-year assessment of Pamana conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-CAR in coordination with the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process on August 3-5.

SORSOGON CITY – Even with the change in administration, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process  (OPAPP) is optimistic that the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) program will continue to be implemented to  empower conflict affected areas.

The village head of the remote upland area of San Roque Heights in Bula, Camarines Sur said he was both happy and thankful for the drastic reduction of their tricycle fare, from P100 to P50 per passenger, from Bula town proper to their village and vice-versa.

In 2013, PAMANA DILG Fund granted Php 5 Million to grant the proposal of the Local Government to conduct road improvement works in Barangay Namal, Municipality of Asipulo. Nearly 800 meters of earth road was concreted and widened, and better drainage systems were put in place.

Barangay Captain Alvino Nuñez of San Roque Heights, Bula, Camarines Sur was very thankful as he received the certificate of turn over for the P10.7 Million two lanes Farm-to-Market Road from DA - Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) and Local Government Unit of Bula, Camarines Sur.

While driving along the Cantugas road in the Municipality of Mainit after a while, a beautiful, red bridge will slowly appear in sight, projecting a stark contrast against the breathtaking skyline. This bailey bridge was granted by PAMANA-DILG Fund in 2013 to the residents of Cantugas, who have not seen such intricate infrastructure built in their barangay for the past several years.

Water is one of the basic necessities of life. It is necessary in almost all activities especially in the household, such as cleaning, cooking, maintenance of personal hygiene, etc. Unfortunately, water access has been a perennial problem in the municipality. In the past, water system has not been sustainable even in the Poblacion area.


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