PLGU LEARNING EXCHANGE. [L-R] Compostela Valley Gov. Arturo T. Uy, DSWD Assistant Secretary Camilo G. Gudmalin and Albay Gov. Joey S. Salceda sign the Memorandum of Understanding for the Learning Exchange in the implementation of Community-Driven Development through Kalahi-CIDSS. Witnessing are [from left] ComVal Planning and Development Officer Romeo Celeste, DSWD XI Director Priscilla N. Razon, ADB Social Sector Specialist Joel Mangahas, DSWD Region V Director Arnel Garcia and Albay Planning and Development Officer Macario Pavia.

Running for six months, the learning exchange will be a mechanism for the two PLGUs to share their knowledge and experiences in their implementation of the community-driven development (CDD) strategy. The DSWD, through Kalahi-CIDSS, will be responsible for facilitating the exchanges between Albay and Compostela Valley, with technical support coming from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).  DSWD