Cebu City – The Bureau of Local Government Finance (BLGF) Local Governance Reform Project (LGRP) Component 4 Team, in collaboration with the LGRP National Training Team, the CPRM Consultants, Inc. (CPRMCI) conducted a Workshop on the Establishment of a Baseline for the Formulation of Competency Framework for Local Assessors of Mindanao from 26 to 27 January 2023, at the Golden Prince Hotel and Suites, Cebu City.  

In his message, Regional Director Jessie B. Doctolero of BLGF Regional Office No. VII, welcomed the participants’ ideas and inputs critical to the development of the Competency Model for Local Assessors.  

In addition, Acting Chief Jericho N. Perez of the BLGF Central Office Capacity Building Division (CBD) introduced the LGRP program framework, relationships among outputs, and the project objectives and outputs.  

Also highlighted in the said workshop is the roundtable discussion with the selected national government agencies which generated insights on the opportunities and challenges on the full devolution, local economic recovery, and overall well-being and resilience-building.   

The local assessors participated in the workshops and structured activities focusing on their roles, functions, and expected behaviors and practices on discovery and classification, tax mapping, valuation, appraisal and assessment operations, records management, policy development and research, digital solutions/systems, and leadership. Inputs generated from these workshops are included in the formulation of the Competency Model for Local Assessors.