THE USE OF CBMS AS A TOOL FOR IMPLEMENTING DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES DIR. OSKAR D. BALBASTRO NEDA Regional Office IV-B
PROFILE • Created by virtue of EO 103 issued by PGMA on May 17, 2002 • Composed of 5 island provinces of Mindoro Oriental and Occidental, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan. It has 2 cities, 71 municipalities and 1,458 barangays. • 2000 population is 2.3 million with 2.67% growth rate • Total land area of 27,456.01 sq. kilometers representing about 9 % of the country’s total land area
MAJOR RESOURCES • Agricultural products such as palay, coconut, banana, citrus, cassava, vegetables, livestock, marine and fishery products for food/agri-processing industry • Host to many and diverse natural attractions such as coral reefs, white sandy beaches, rivers, dive sites and national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, caves and forest reserve for tourism development
VISION MIMAROPA, is a region of peace, cultural pride and self-managed communities of empowered families. Within five years from its creation, is the new gateway to the Southern Philippines and the food basket of Metro Manila and Calabarzon.
DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOCUSED ON THE TWIN ENGINE OF GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND TOURISM SECTORs the food basket of Metro Manila and CALABARZON a gateway to Southern Philippines a major tourism destination
REGIONAL IMPLEMENTATION OF CBMS On August 31, 2005, RDC IV-B approved CBMS as database management system for the region MOA was signed by the provinces, NEDA and CBMS Network Coordinating Team (September 29, 2006) CBMS was adopted as common database management system. It also calls for the institutionalization of CBMS and an improved data banking system at the barangay, municipal, city, provincial and regional levels.
MIMAROPA’S CUSTOMIZED CBMS QUESTIONAIRE • Household Profile Questionaire (HPQ) was modified to include indicators on: • Agriculture • Tourism
STATUS OF CBMS IN MIMAROPA REGION Palawan – 4th round of updating CBMS Marinduque – 2nd round of updating CBMS Romblon – data processing stage of CBMS implementation Oriental Mindoro – Module 1 on February 2008 Occidental – resource mobilization
IMPORTANCE OF CBMS IN REGION IV-B The use of CBMS will facilitate the Role of RDC in Development Planning such as: • Preparation, validation and monitoring of development plans; • Prioritization of resource and investment programming; • Preparation and evaluation of project proposals and monitoring of development projects; • Formulation and monitoring of macro/regional policies and strategies with concrete information from the ground; • Pinpoint specific intervention/services even at household level;
IMPORTANCE OF CBMS IN REGION IV-B The use of CBMS will facilitate the Role of RDC in Development Planning such as: • Basis for targeting sites on hunger mitigation; • Convergence strategy to mobilize LGU participation in the implementation of national programs on agriculture and tourism; • Assess implementation of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); and • Assist LGUs to monitor the effects of policies and programs of the national and provincial governments on socioeconomic conditions at the local level;