Bohol rises through the power of development planning and teamwork

For 30 years, Bohol was a member of Club 20 — the country’s 20 poorest provinces. When the late Erico Boyles Aumentado took over as governor in 2001, Bohol was second to Ifugao with 50.2% poverty incidence. Due to poverty, Bohol was a hotbed of communist insurgency. In fact, it was the GHQ of the … Read more Bohol rises through the power of development planning and teamwork

World Bank goes on technical mission to Bohol as recipient of TouRIST Program

Bohol and four other localities across the Philippines have been chosen by the Department of Tourism (DOT) as beneficiaries of a $-300 million (roughly P15.4 billion) official development assistance (ODA) from the World Bank for infrastructure, livelihood and disaster resiliency projects. The program, dubbed as TouRIST or Transforming Communities Towards Resilient, Inclusive and Sustainable Tourist … Read more World Bank goes on technical mission to Bohol as recipient of TouRIST Program