The provincial government of Agusan del Norte, city government of Cabadbaran and the 10 municipalities are urged to integrate the establishment of Population and Development (POPDEV) office in the Local Devolution and Transition Plan (DTP), as the Provincial Development Council approved Development Administration Committee – Resolution No. 04, Series of 2022 on May 31, 2022. 

This is after Regional Director Alexander A. Makinano of the the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) – Caraga, explained about the DTP per Executive Order  138 during the PDC Full Council meeting on the said date at the Provincial Training Center, Butuan City, which was presided by Hon. Dale B. Corvera, Governor of Agusan del Norte.

Integrating POPDEV office into the local DTP will speed up the pace of sustainable development, poverty alleviation and contribute to the achievement of population objectives and an improved quality of life of the population.