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Regional Land Use Committee

Chairperson : Executive Secretary, Office of the Chief Minister (OCM)

Co-Chairperson: Bangsamoro Director General, BPDA; and Minister, Ministry of Human Settlement and Development (MHSD)


Ministers or heads of the following BARMM ministries or agencies:

A. MAFAR and its attached agencies;

B. MENRE and its attached agencies;



E. MOTC; and




A. Act as the policy making body on land use;

B. Formulate and periodically update the Regional Physical Framework Plan (RPFP) taking into consideration national, interregional, regional and local plans and policies;

C. Promote the integration of land use and physical planning policies, plans and programs; including disaster risk reduction and management into the regional socio-economic plans and programs;

D. Review and recommend appropriate actions to the Council on land use policy conflicts between or among Bangsamoro government agencies;

E. Assess changes in land use and other physical resources in the region and the implementation of RPFP policies;

F. Evaluate consistency of major programs and projects with the RPFP and their impact on land use and the environment;

G. Undertake the gathering updating and maintenance of a regional database system which would identify and classify the present and possible uses of specific land areas, public and private comprising the total land resources of the BARMM;

H. Call on any ministries, office or agency of the BARMM Government and/or private entities and organization for cooperation, support and assistance in the performance of its functions. It shall also invite the respective presidents of the league of provinces, municipalities and cities in the BARMM to its meeting if necessary; and

Perform other related functions as may be directed by the Council.

Regional Statistics Committee

Chairperson: Bangsamoro Director General, BPDA

Co-Chairperson: Regional Director, PSA-BARMM


Ministers or heads of the following ministry offices or agencies:













M.TMS-OCM; and




A. Formulate the thrusts/strategies for Bangsamoro statistical development based on the overall thrusts formulated at the national level and identify priority statistical activities to respond to current requirements;

B. Coordinate with regional departments and local government units on the planning and implementation of statistical activities;

C. Conduct periodic assessment of the quality of data generated/produced by the government agencies and LGUs and institute measures to enhance its data system through statistical task forces and/or technical working groups created on the ad hoc  basis;

D. Identify and recommend the type of LGU data that may be considered to arrive at regional and national figures;

E. Implement statistical coordination mechanism being prescribed by the PSA such as statistical standard classification systems, statistical calendar and statistical survey review and clearance system in the BARMM;

F. Elevate to the PSA statistical matters not specific to the BARMM and submit periodic reports of operation to the PSA and the Council; and

Meet at least once a quarter at such date, time and place it may decide.

Regional Project Monitoring and Evaluation Committee

Chairperson: Office of the Senior Minister

Co-Chairperson: Bangsamoro Director General, BPDA


A. Technical Management Service (TMS-OCM)

B. Ministry of Interior and Local Government (MILG)

C. Ministry of Finance, and Budget and Management (MFBM)

D. Bangsamoro Treasury Office (BTO)

E. Two (2) Private Sector Representatives

Functions and Responsibilities:

A. Provide list of projects to be monitored to the members of the RPMEC involved in project monitoring;

B. Collect and process reports of implementers including private sector monitors on the status of the project implementation for the information of the Council;

C. Pinpoint problems and verify information to be submitted for appropriate action of the Council;

D. Provide feedback on the remedial actions of the Council and follow up their implementation;

E. Prepare and disseminate periodic project monitoring report on the status of the project implementation; and

F. Elevate to the Council problems and issues, which are not resolved at the Committee level

Bangsamoro Gender and Development Committee

Chairperson: Bangsamoro Women Commission (BWC)

Co-Chairperson: Ministry of Interior and Local Government (MILG)


A. All Ministries/Offices/Agencies of the Bangsamoro Government;

B. Provincial GAD Focal Persons of Maguindanao, Lanao del Sur, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi;

C. Philippine National Police (PRO-BAR);

D. 6th Infantry Division, Philippine Army;

E. Civil Service Commission;

F. Commission on Audit; and

G. Civil Society Organization

Powers, Functions and Responsibilities

A. Initiate, coordinate and monitor gender mainstreaming initiatives at the Sectoral and Regional level;

B. Lead in ensuring the integration of gender perspective in the Regional Development Plans, investment programs and policies through the conduct of consultations with stakeholders;

C. Promote the participation of women, women’s groups and other women sectoral groups in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of regional and local development plans, programs and projects;

D. Endorse for approval of the BEDC the creation of technical working groups (TWGs) that will review and handle concerns on women’s economic empowerment; social development rights; gender in security; justice and peace; gender in environment and climate change; and gender responsive governance, among other areas, as necessary. The TWGs shall endorse matters pertaining to their specific concern to the BGADC and/or the BEDC;

E. Recommend policies or actions that may be adopted by the BEDC to facilitate gender mainstreaming and promote women’s empowerment and gender equality in the region;

F. Promote and coordinate the generation and use of sex-disaggregated data and gender statistics to come up with gender responsive evidenced-based regional/local development plans and programs;

G. Assist in the monitoring and collection of data on GAD indicators at the regional level;

H. Provide venues for discussing regional gender issues and concerns, as well as for recognizing and sharing good practices and experiences on gender mainstreaming;

 I. Strengthen institutional linkages with the regional mechanisms (e.g. Regional Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Trafficking-Violence Against Women and Their Children (RIACAT-VAWC) and GAD Centers and GAD Focal Point Systems of Regional Line Agencies and State Universities and Colleges, GAD Offices of LGUs, Donor Agencies and Civil Society, among others, in pursuing GAD efforts at the regional and local levels; and

J. Coordinate with national oversight agencies, particularly the PCW, NEDA and DILG, in localizing the implementation of national laws, policies and programs on GAD, when appropriate.

Bangsamoro International Development Assistance Committee

Chairperson: BARMM government representative designated by the Chief Minister

Co-Chairperson: BPDA

Members: Chairpersons and Co-chairpersons of the sectoral working groups

Powers and Functions:

A. Promote the strengthening of vertical and horizontal coordination among national, regional, and local governments, and international partners involved in the implementation of foreign-assisted programs/projects to ensure alignment of initiatives for peace and development in BARMM;

B. Ensure that policy guidance from the BEDC and BARMM government are disseminated to international partners;

C. Receive reports from the sectoral working groups, discuss issues and concerns related to international developments assistance in the region, and propose recommendations to the BEDC, as appropriate;

D. Review monitoring and evaluation reports prepared by the ODA monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Team;

E. Propose recommendations to the BPDA related to the conduct of the International Development Partners Forum;

F. Adopt rules and procedures in support of the performance of its functions; and

G. Perform other functions as may be assigned by the Council.