The NEDA Regional Office (NRO) in MIMAROPA conducted training on the preparation of comprehensive project profile (CPP) on September 20 and 21 at Fersal Hotel, Kalayaan Avenue, DIliman, Quezon City.

The training was participated in by technical staff of members of the House of Representatives from MIMAROPA and selected NRO staff.

The training aimed to orient the participants on the investment programming process, improve the quantity and quality of project proposals for inclusion in hte MIMAROPA Regional Development Investment Program (RDIP), and incorporate geo referenced pictures or images in the CPP.


NRO MIMAROPA OIC-Assistant Regional Director (RD) Bernardino A. Atienza, Jr. who is also concurrent chief of the Project Development, Investment Programming, and BUdget Division (PDIPBD), discussed the logical framework approach and comprehensive investment programming guidelines. Meanwhile, Ms. Jobelle Cruzado of the PDIPBD and Engr. Francis Bayani De Guzman of the Project Monitoring and Evaluation Division (PMED) discussed the CPP template guide and geotagging, respectively.

NRO MIMAROPA OIC-RD Susan A. Sumbeling, in her opening remarks, emphasized the importance of the activity. She recalled that the training emanated as one of the agreements during the consultation with the Chiefs of Staff of Representatives from MIMAROPA on December 7, 2017 and during the RDC Advisory Committee meeting last May. She added that the training is well-timed and appropriate because the RDC is in the process of updating the MIMAROPA RDIP. She also said that the training is also an opportunity for the participants to raise competency and knowledge on project preparation and improve investment programming processes between and among RDC, regional line agencies, and House of Representatives.

At the end of the training, four (4) comprehensive project profiles were presented namely: Mangyan Education Program, Pinamalayan Airport Development Project, Palawan Tourism Road Project, and the MIMAROPA Regional Government Center.