ILOILO CITY, February 6, 2018- (Left) Department of Science and Technology (DOST VI) Assistant Regional Director for Technical Operations Dr. Emelyn P. Flores presents agency vision, mission and programs, projects and activities of DOST VI in the Fiscal Year 2016, 2017 2018 and proposal for 2019 during the Civil Society Organizations (CSO) Consultation. (Right) Ma. Isabel Gracia from the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA VI) discusses the rationale and objectives of the CSO Mechanics for Fiscal Year 2018 Consultation. Gracia says the consultation aims to engage civil society organizations, NGOs, and the private sector in evaluating the effectivity of programs and project of agencies. Moreover, it also enhances policy-making, planning, and investment programming functions of the RDC through evidence-based decisions in allocating budgets to regional programs, projects and activities. (DOST6/JRAGabiota)

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