The Bureau of Local Government Development-Department of the Interior and Local Government(BLGD_DILG) would like toacknowledge the assistance of the following in the preparation of theGuide for their active participation in the various consultations conducted nationwide:
DILG Regional Directors
during the consultations and orientation briefings on theRationalized Local Planning System, Joint Memo Circular No. 001, S, 2007 and the Guide toCDP Preparation;
DILG Regional and Provincial Development Planning Specialists
for their diligentparticipation during the series of CDP validation workshops conducted staring in 2007;
Local Government Unit,
particular the Provincial/City/Municipal Planning and DevelopmentCoordinators (P/C/MPDCs) and concerned Provincial/City Budget Officers, Treasurer andAccountants;
National Government Agencies
that participated in the consultation-workshops onmainstreaming sectoral/thematic plans into the CDP, particularly the NAPOLCOM, NYC,NCIP, National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC), National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons (NCEDP), National Nutrition Council (NNC), Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC), Presidential Assistant for Peace Process (OPAPP), Housing and Land UseRegulatory Board (HLURB), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD),Commission on Population (POPCOM), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Departmentof Heath (DOH), Office of Civil Defense (OCD), National Commission on the Role of theFilipino Women (NCRFW), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR),Department of Agriculture (DA), National Economic Development of Finance (DOF),Department of Tourism (DOT), National Commission for Cultural and the Arts (NCCA).
Other stakeholders concerned
from the Academe, Private Sector, Civil SocietyOrganization, Donor Agencies and Professional Organizations.
is likewise grateful toProf. Ernesto M. Serote for his technical inputs, comments andsuggestions to enhance this Guide; and to our consultant, Ms. Liza Marie Pulumbarit-Elum for her persistence and for enduring with us through the long and sometimes tedious process of preparing this Guide. We are really deeply grateful for their perseverance and dedication inhelping the DILG fulfill its commitment to effect the applicable provisions of JMC No.001, S2007and to put into practice the concept and principles enunciated in the Rationalized Local PlanningSystem through this Guide.The Bureau would like to express its gratitude to the Asia Development Bank-TechnicalAssistance (ADB-TA 7019), particularly the TAs project leader, Mr. Raymund Fabre and ADB-Public Sector Management Specialist, Mr, Tariq Niazi for the technical inputs and financialsupport during the preparation of this Guide and the subsequence training to DILG field officerson how to use the Guide.Finally, we also convey our sincere appreciation to those whose namesand organization may notappear in the list but have contributes unselfishly in the completion of this Guidebook.
MANUEL Q. GOTIS CESOIII