PLAN FORMULATION AND COORDINATION

The Regional Planning and Development Office, as the technical secretariat of the REDPB, serves as the planning, coordinating and monitoring agency in the region. As such, the RPDO spearheads the preparation of plans, programs and projects for the development of the region.

The RPDO is guided by the following laws in the formulation of plans, programs and projects in the region.

  1. Republic Act. No. 6734- An Act Providing for the Organic Act Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao passed into law last June 8, 1989

    1. Section 1, Art. XII. The Regional Government shall promote and formulate comprehensive and integrated regional urban and rural development policies, plans and programs.
    2. Section 3, Article XII. The Regional Government shall provide equitable opportunities for the development of every province, city, municipality and barangays nd shall strengthen their existing planning bodies to ensure wider participation.
    3. Section 5. Article XII. There is hereby created a Regional Planning and Development Board (RPDB). The Board shall serve as the planning, monitoring and coordinating agency for the Autonomous Region. It shall identify, evaluate, and recommend the annual work programs and comprehensive development plans intended for the autonomous region.
  2. Republic Act 9054 - An Act to Strengthen and Expand the Organic Act for ARMM, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 6734

    1. Section 1, Article XI. The Regional Government shall promote and formulate comprehensive and integrated regional urban and rural development policies, plans and programs.
    2. Section 10, Article XII. There is hereby created the Regional Economic and Development Planning Board (REDPB). The Board serves as the planning, monitoring and coordinating agency for all development plans, projects and programs intended for the autonomous region.
  3. Executive Order 463 - Establishing the Relationship Between the Regional Planning and Development Board of the ARMM and NEDA Board

  4. Executive Order 207 Series of 2003 – Providing for the Representation of the ARMM in the Formulation of Social and Economic Policies, Plans and Programs and for Other Purposes

  5. Regional Act No. 4 – An Act Strengthening the Operation of the Regional Planning and Development Board (REDPB) and creating the Regional Planning and Development Office (RPDO) to serve as the Technical Secretariat of the Board