Project Component Description
The Mindanao Trust Fund (MTF) provided the bulk of the financial assistance required for the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) to prepare the Bangsamoro Development Plan (BDP). This covered costs of the BDA’s Core Planning Team, Advisory Council, and Bangsamoro focal persons. It also shouldered a series of community visioning exercises across different parts of Mindanao to ensure inclusivity. The MTF supported multiple workshops and coordination meetings as the BDA worked with national, regional, and local government agencies and international development partners.
The MTF also funded a World Bank team of development planning, data management, GIS, and communications experts to provide technical support to the BDA Core Planning Team.
After the publication of the Plan, the MTF will support a roadshow to communicate the Plan to different audiences. Assistance will also be provided to the BDA to help prioritize projects and to coordinate the implementation of the BDP with the government and development partners.
To provide financial and technical assistance to the Bangsamoro Development Agency in producing a rigorous, credible, inclusive, and comprehensive socioeconomic roadmap for the proposed Bangsamoro territories.