Panacan, Davao City
October 27, 2022

President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. led a situation briefing with the Line Agency Directors of Region XI in Panacan, Davao City.

Various government agencies from Region XI presented their respective accomplishment reports to the Chief Executive. The Department of Agriculture (DA) gave a regional agricultural situationer, noting that the Davao Region stands as the 5th biggest economy in the country.

Meanwhile, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) cited its initiatives in ensuring full decent and productive employment for all Davaoeños, including the latest data on the Region’s employment status and the DOLE’s protection measures for workers and vulnerable sectors, among others.

Likewise, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) provided updates on the Region’s trade and industry sector while the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) discussed its latest programs and services that give priority to women and children, senior citizens, persons with disabilities (PWDs) and the youth, as well as its disaster response measures.

Lastly, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) showed the economic performance and development outlook for the Region, stating the most recent development projects in the area and other key prospects.

DA–Region XI Executive Director Abel James Monteagudo, DOLE–Region XI Assistant Director Jason Balais, DTI–Region XI Director Maria Belenda Ambi, DSWD–Region XI Director Vanessa Goc-ong and NEDA–Region XI Director Maria Lourdes Lim presented their reports to the President.

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