August 10, 2016
Online LED Course Leads LGUs to ASEAN Integration
The Local Government Academy (LGA) and Local Governance Support Program for Local Economic Development (LGSP-LED) developed an online learning platform for LGUs to enhance their knowledge of local economic development (LED). Named LED4LGUs, the website focuses on strengthening local governments’ capacity to facilitate LED. . .
July 26, 2016
Local Government Collaboration Towards A Resilient and Sustainable Local Economy: Knowledge Exchange Forum
Japanese and Filipino experts come together to make local government units more globally competitive MANILA, Philippines – Do local government units (LGUs) have something to learn from international experiences?
July 26, 2016
Japanese, Philippine LGUs look for shared solutions to local problems
MANILA, Philippines – On April 14 2016, a magnitude 6.5 earthquake hit Kyushu, the southwestern most of Japan’s main islands. Two days later, a magnitude 7 earthquake struck Kyushu again. Three years before, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake toppled buildings in Cebu and nearly levelled Bohol. . .
July 22, 2016
Local Officials Hit the Ground Running with Training Program
Because local government units (LGUs) are largely autonomous, their community’s success or failure is largely determined by their officials’ performance, so leaders need to be fully prepared to take on this responsibility.
July 18, 2016
Strengthening the Capacities of Philippine Local Governments in Disaster Risk Reduction (SCPLG-DRR) Business Planning Workshop
To ensure the sustainable, effective, and continuous implementation of the “Strengthening the Capacities of Philippine Local Governments in Disaster Risk Reduction (SCPLG-DRR)” project, LGA organized a Business Planning Workshop last July 18-19, 2016 at the LGA Commitment Room. . .
June 14, 2016
Gender, dev’t taking center stage in LGA programs
It is gender and development’s turn to step into the limelight, but several challenges may threaten its success. . .
June 07, 2016
LGA Prepares Newly Elected Officials (NEOs) for Good Governance
The LGA is set to implement the 2016 NEO program, a continuing capacity development program of the DILG designed and implemented for the new set of elected local officials. It aims to build strategic leaders who would steer their local governments in becoming competitive, efficient and responsive institutions for development...
June 06, 2016
DILG RO2 Connects, Converges, and Convenes with Development Partners
Tuguegarao City- The Department of the Interior and Local Government Regional Office 02 (DILG RO2) operationalizes its new banner and strategy, #R2GETHER or Region 2 Guarantees Every Task is Harmoniously done with Excellent Result through the conduct of a 3-in-1 activity dubbed: Connect, Converge, Convene on June 3, 2016 at Villa Blanca Hotel, Tuguegarao City.
April 25, 2016
DILG, LGA LAUNCH L!STONG PAMAYANAN AND L!STONG PAMILYANG PILIPINO
Clark, Pampanga – May alam, Maagap, Handang Handa. These words aptly describe what a basic unit of society need to avert the ill effects of disasters. And this is what the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) is aiming to achieve in bringing disaster preparedness down to the level of families. Using the whole-of-government approach, the L!STO program has come full circle as the DILG and LGA roll out L!STONG Pamayanan and L!STONG Pamilyang Pilipino that focus on community and family level of preparedness...
April 20, 2016
Strengthening the Capacities of Philippine Local Governments in Disaster Risk Reduction (SCPLG-DRR)
The Local Government Academy (LGA), with the support of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID), is implementing a project entitled “Strengthening the Capacities of Philippine Local Governments in Disaster Risk Reduction” (SCPLG-DRR)...