Finance Secretary swears in new BLGF Executive Director

Manila City– Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno of the Department of Finance (DOF) administered the oath of office of the duly appointed Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) Executive Director by His Excellency President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos, Jr., Ms. Consolacion Q. Agcaoili, on 04 September 2023 at the Department of Finance Manila. Executive Director Agcaoili brings […]


BLGF and ADB advocate for improved gender mainstreaming through the conduct of the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Sensitivity and Planning Workshop

Batangas City – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) conducted the Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Sensitivity Training and Planning Workshop on 05 to 07 July 2023 at the Pontefino Hotel in Batangas City.  The said event brought together the BLGF Central and Regional Gender and Development (GAD) […]


DOF, BLGF 9th Meeting of the Local Governance Reform Project (LGRP) Project Steering Committee strengthens collaboration and progress

Batangas City – The Department of Finance (DOF) and Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) 9th LGRP PSC convened on 05 July 2023 at the Pontefino Hotel, Batangas, to provide project updates, discuss important matters, and strengthen collaboration among key stakeholders involved in the Local Governance Reform Project (LGRP).    DOF Revenue Generation and Local Finance […]


Finance Secretary Diokno swears in new Manila city treasurer

Manila City – Secretary Benjamin E. Diokno of the Department of Finance administered the oath of office of the newly appointed City Treasurer of Manila, Ma. Jazmin M. Talegon, on 27 June 2023 at the Department of Finance (DOF) Manila.   OIC Undersecretary Dakila Elteen M. Napao of the DOF Revenue Generation and Local Finance Group […]


BLGF, BSP, DPB, and LBP, collaborate to empower LGUs through online learning session on credit financing

Manila City – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF), in partnership with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), and the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP), successfully conducted an enlightening online learning session on Local Government Unit (LGU) Credit Financing. The session took place on 14 June […]


BLGF swears in newly appointed employees

Manila – Executive Director Niño Raymond B. Alvina led the official oath-taking of new employees of the Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) on 22 June 2023 in Manila. The event marked the assumption to duty of three (3) additional appointed regular personnel in the BLGF Central Office.  The newly appointed personnel are Mr. Masakatsu […]


BLGF welcomes latest international standards on property valuation

  (L-R: Ben Elder of IVSC, Niño Raymond B. Alvina, BLGF Executive Director and Mr. Nicolas Konialdis, IVSC Asia Director)  Seoul, South Korea – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) has been presented with a copy of the latest International Valuation Standards (IVS) during the Land and Property Valuation Learning Week in Seoul on […]


BLGF and ADB collaborate on review mission for the Local Governance Reform Project (LGRP)

Mandaluyong City – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) recently conducted a successful review mission in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) at the ADB Headquarters in Mandaluyong City on 08 June 2023. This mission brought together key representatives and members from the BLGF Project Management Office (PMO), output team leaders and focal […]