Abelardo A. Moya, Program Officer for MPI’s Resource-Based Conflict and Peacebuilding Training Program, had the opportunity to give a presentation on the involvement of MPI working with the Subanen and Higaunon tribes to Community Development Master’s Degree Students. Abel was able to share actual experiences of community organizing and development works in various types of villages in the context of Mindanao realities.
The Mindanao State University (MSU) College of Public Affairs, Department of Community Development organized the one-day seminar/forum with the theme: Community Development Practice in the Context of Mindanao Realities: In Search for Effective and Empowering Approaches for Sustainable Holistic Development. It was held on December 9, 2015, at the MSU Institute for Peace Development Mindanao (IPDM) Conference Hall, Marawi City.
Abel shared that it was a very informative and interactive forum. 105 community development students attended the forum and enthusiastically listened to the resource persons as they delivered their presentations.