PAGEONE Group Excels In BBCOMM’s Advertising Media Planning And Buying Workshop

PAGEONE Group delved into the art of media planning workshop led by BBComm Together with the said workshop is Ms. Hermie de Leon along with other industry experts. PAGEONE Group mastered new vs. traditional media dynamics and honed strategic placement skills. Armed with creativity and insights, they're geared up to dominate the advertising scene!

Sec. Go Bullish Over Investment Prospects In New Clark City

Secretary Go is championing the CREATE MORE bill to boost fiscal incentives and ease of doing business in Clark. Exciting times ahead for investors!

Global Fintech Company Tala Awarded By Top-Tier Media Houses Forbes And CNBC

Exciting news! Tala is on Forbes' Fintech 50 and CNBC’s Disruptor 50 lists yet again! Recognized for empowering the underbanked!

How Financial Inclusion Enables Women Entrepreneurs To Thrive

Tala helps women entrepreneurs thrive in the Philippines.

MinDA, UP Team Up For Mindanao Sustainable Development

564

MinDA, UP Team Up For Mindanao Sustainable Development

564

How do you feel about this story?

Like
Love
Haha
Wow
Sad
Angry

The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) and the University of the Philippines (UP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Wednesday to promote and sustain various development and policy research activities in Mindanao, and accelerate the island’s peace and development goals.

In a press briefing Wednesday, MinDA Secretary Maria Belen Acosta said the UP System could help with logistics, scientific research, and digitalization.

“They have all the bright minds there,” Acosta said, adding that UP will help MinDA primarily in data consolidation.

“If MinDA or the government will work without the academic background in terms of experts and data consolidation, it will be difficult,” Acosta said, underscoring the importance of collaboration and teamwork in achieving significant impact outcomes on the ground.

She said the MinDA-UP agreement promotes mutual understanding through policy research, project advisory, management, and outreach programs, aiming to support sustainable development in Mindanao and establish a basis for future cooperation.

In addition, the MOU promotes institutional support for Mindanao-wide platforms that encourage multi-sectoral convergence, such as the Mindanao Studies Consortium Foundation Inc. (MSCFI) and the Mindanao Knowledge Center (MKC).

Lawyer Angelo Jimenez, the UP president, said the two entities will collaborate on research, with focus on governance, conflict mitigation, environment, and outreach projects that will facilitate Mindanao’s socioeconomic development.

Jimenez said they will also jointly conduct capacity-building activities, information exchanges, and other related initiatives or programs.

“We are committed to sharing the entire range of resources – technical, scientific, and academic resources of the university, including logistics, to contribute to the success of not just MinDA but the entire Mindanao region,” he said. (PNA)