The Regional Planning and Development Office (RPDO-ARMM) in coordination with the Office of the Regional Governor (ORG) and World Bank (WB) continued to empower the technical staff of the various Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) line agencies by imparting them opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills through the three-day training entitled, “ARMM Training Series 1: National Income Accounts, Growth Accounting and Basic Data Management and Analysis Using Stata” held last June 4-6, 2015 at the RPDO Conference Hall, ARMM Compound, Cotabato City.
Engr.Baintan Adil-Ampatuan, RPDO Executive Director said that the training was just an introduction to the next series of training.
In her closing statement, she has reiterated the objectives of the training such as: 1) prepare a socio-economic profile, and 2) quarterly comprehensive economic situations of ARMM.
Mr. Assad Baunto, a WB consultant and one of the resource speakers of the training expressed gratitude for giving them privilege to share to the participants the theories and concepts of national income accounts and growth accounting, and managing data for analysis using Stata software.
He added that the lectures shared by the WB were very vital in structuring the socio-economic data of the region.
The training is expected to have a 2nd series which will emphasize on technical writing to further improve the skills of the participants.