The Department of Interior and Local Government – National Capital Region’s Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Point System made a courtesy call to the Local Chief Executive of Jagna Atty. Fortunato R. Abrenilla on June 19, 2015 during the Annual Investment Programming at Badiang Spring, Anas, Valencia, Bohol. The group is conducting a learning visit to the municipality to visit facilities and offices that are used in and are directly involved in the GAD efforts. Accordingly, the visit is in line with the DILG’s continuous efforts and commitment to strengthen and capacitate the Regional GAD Focal Point System by enriching the knowledge of its members on the various facets of gender-responsive local governance. The team was led by chiefs of different divisions namely Ms. Imelda Basilio, Ms. Helen Verzosa and Mr. Edgar Pacano, Jr. Engr. Gerry V. Araneta gave an overview of the GAD in Jagna and its current status.
The Municipality of Jagna has been recognized as one of the LGUs that have advanced implementation of the GAD being a pilot municipality for its implementation thru the GREAT Women project. (In picture are the DILG-NCR visitors with Mayor Fortunato R, Abrenilla and municipal officials)