POPCOM, Muntinlupa sign MOU on development planning
The local government of Muntinlupa signed a partnership with the Commission on Population and Development-NCR to enhance the city’s planning process through the integration of population and development (PopDev) interrelationships and dynamics.
Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi signed a Memorandum of Understanding with POPCOM-NCR Director Lydio M. Español, Jr. and other local execs last October 14 at Muntinlupa City Hall.
Also joining the ceremony were POPCOM-NCR ARD Joyce Hilvano and Accountant Samuel Bicaldo, City Administrator Engr. Allan A. Cachuella, City Planning and Development Officer Alvin Veron, and City Health Officer Dra. Tet Tuliao.
The partnership aims to enhance the city’s Ecological Profile (EP) to ensure evidence-based development planning and integration of people’s actual needs and aspirations in the local development plan.
Under the MOU, POPCOM-NCR shall provide technical assistance to the local government for the identification of population and development indicators that can be integrated in the EP to ensure comprehensiveness of local demographic and critical socio-economic indicators to be used as bases for development planning.
The Commission shall also mentor LGU personnel to develop a model or good practices for PopDev mentoring approaches at the local level.
Mayor Jaime Fresnedi extended his gratitude to POPCOM-NCR for their commitment in assisting the city towards achieving sustainable and data-informed development.
Following the MOU signing ceremony, POPCOM-NCR execs turned over the commission’s donation composed of sets of personal protective equipment for local medical frontliners.
As of October 13, Muntinlupa City has 4,484 confirmed cases with 4,150 recoveries, 148 reported deaths, 181 suspect cases, and 472 probable cases.
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