March 23, 2017
Local DRR officials approve association’s constitution, by-laws in first conference
MANILA, Philippines – One of the Philippines’ major challenges to coordinating its disaster risk reduction (DRR) efforts is its geography. Local DRR officials are looking to change that.
March 10, 2017
How can LGUs end poverty with sustainable development?
The Local Government Academy is empowering mothers and women-headed households to uplift slum communities
February 07, 2017
Academic, research partners identify gaps, assess capacities for disaster curriculum
Representatives of academic institutions identified their possible roles in the training mechanism
February 03, 2017
LGA holds conference to improve knowledge management mechanism
Improving collaboration between the department and the Local Government Academy was at the center of 2017’s first Local Governance Regional Resource Center conference
February 03, 2017
Standardization journey a success for LGA
Having received their ISO 9001:2008 certification, the LGA’s preparations for the ISO 9001:2015 standards are already underway
January 30, 2017
LGA partner reopens applications for specialist dispatch project
MANILA, Philippines – If your local government unit (LGU) has a specific problem it wants to address, you will want to sign up for this.
January 13, 2017
Disaster officers form national association, elect interim officers
MANILA, Philippines – Local disaster officers have a lot to be excited about in 2017.
December 23, 2016
LGA recognizes exemplary DILG personnel in first CapDev ACE
MANILA, Philippines – Improving local governance in the Philippines is a thankless job. There is less glitz and more grit involved as people look for ways to develop better ways for local government units to serve the people.
November 29, 2016
LGA begins final phase of CapDev ACE
Finalists from different units and personnel of the Department of the Interior and Local Government participate in the interviews as the selection process winds down
November 09, 2016