by Maria Theresa O. Tenchavez

Twenty-four personnel,(9 males and 15 females), participated in the Deepening Course in Gender Analysis and in GAD Planning and Budgeting which was held at the Seda Abreeza Hotel-Davao last June 25 to 27, 2018. Dr. Blesshe L. Querijero of the Institute of Biological Sciences of the University of the Philippines-Los Banos,and GAD Consultant/GAD Resource Pool Member of the Philippine Commission of Women, served as  the resource speaker during the activity.

Among key topics discussed were gender analysis (GA); various GA tools such as the Harmonized Gender Development Guidelines (HGDG), Project Implementation, Management, Monitoring, and Evaluation (PIMME), and Gender Mainstreaming Evaluation Framework (GMEF); GAD Planning; and the GAD Budget.