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BDA Inc. responded to the needs of some families who reported effects of COVID19 crisis to their daily income, sustenance.

The first group are mothers, whose husbands cannot work because of #stayathome advice.

The other group were fathers who said that their supply ran out already.

Others were fish vendors and drivers.
Food packs were donated by




A senior official of the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) urged staff of volunteerism for the upcoming Bangsamoro government during the weekly meeting of the agency on September 14, 2018 at BDCCCI, Cotabato City.

Dr. Rizaldy Piang, vice-chairman of BDA Board of Directors told staff to think on what one can contribute voluntarily to the Bangsamoro over the benefits he/she can get.

He added that as employee of the BDA, one should have specific knowledge and skills that can be helpful for the Bangsamoro.

Consultant from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the name of Florence M. Tayzon made a quick visit to the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) Central Management Office (CMO) in Cotabato City on September 5, 2018.

Friday, 22 March 2019 07:36

UN-ILO visits BDA

Today, March 22,2019 is a courtesy visit of the United Nations-International Labour Organization (UN-ILO) to the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA). In attendance is BDA Board of Directors (BOD) Chairman Dr. Safrrullah M. Dipatuan, ILO Director Mr. Khalid Hassan and his company.

This meeting is in line with the future intervention of ILO-Japan to Bangsamoro which aims to ensure water, job and peace in Mindanao.(Z.Mangansakan)

In a courtesy meeting with the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) on June 5, 2018, officials from the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) expressed strong and continuing support to Bangsamoro.

According to BDA executive director Mohammad S. Yacob, the TIKA delegates came in Cotabato City to witness and facilitate the implementation of Ramadhan Program.

“They are here with us for the 300 Iftar Meal and 300 Food Pack distribution for this holy month”, Dir. Yacob disclosed.

He added that part also of the visit was discussion and expression on support to Bangsamoro.

Thursday, 20 June 2019 06:23

TIKA to visit BARMM offices with BDA

In a courtesy meeting to the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) on June 17, 2019 in Cotabato City, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) discussed the intention to visit Office of the Chief Minister and other ministries of the BARMM.

Hashim Manticayan, BDA deputy executive director welcomed the visitors. BDA is facilitating the schedule of visit of TIKA to the BARMM.

TIKA is a government department of the Prime Ministry of Turkey, responsible for organization of the bulk of Turkey's official development assistance to countries.

Enes HANCIOĞLU, Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) Deputy Country Director to the Philippines and Kaan Mahmut DEMÍREL, Expert Engineer visited the on-going infra projects in Central Mindanao on August 5-6, 2018 for monitoring and validation purposes.

The officials went to Brgy. Mother Bagua in Cotabato City where 4-classroom school building is being constructed and to Camp Darapanan in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, a community-recipient of birthing clinic.

Said projects along with other infrastructures that are also underway in the provinces Lanao del Sur, and Davao Oriental are funded by the TIKA of the Turkey Government.

Friday, 01 February 2019 10:03

Tahderiyyah App wins Silver Anvil Award

The Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) together with partners from Smart Communications shared joy over the recent recognition awarded by the 54th Anvil Awards on January 30, 2019 in Manila, Philippines.

The two organizations received the Silver Anvil Award for #LearnSmart: Digitizing local language and culture by the community, for the community”, which is about the Tahderiyyah Mobile App that was developed and launched in 2018.

Designed for kindergarten children, said mobile app aims to make learning the Arabic letter and numbers and the Islamic Values become more fun and motivational for the Bangsamoro kids.

BDA executive director expressed delight for this achievement and thanked partners for the support and recognition.

Anvil Awards is presented annually by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP).

March 25, 2019. BDA signed Programme Cooperation Agreement (PCA) with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for the implementation of the “Institutionalization and Expansion of Tahderiyyah Early Learning Program in Mindanao”.

In the agreement, both parties pledged to work together in a spirit of cooperation and partnership; with the responsibilities and accountabilities set out for this project.

To note, BDA and UNICEF has been partners for the past years in promoting balanced education for Bangsamoro children.

 As development wing of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) is among the key actors expected to become source of information and updates about the recently signed Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL).

In doing so, Mohammad S. Yacob, BDA executive director has met with one of its partner, the SMART Communications on August 5, 2018 in Manila to discuss about the BOL.

Dir. Yacob said that SMART requested a meeting to get updates on the BOL, which the BDA has responded accordingly.