COTABATO CITY—BARMM key officials convened on Thursday, Dec. 9, via Zoom Teleconference in an inception meeting to discuss the project on possible digitalizing of the Community Feedback Mechanism (CFM).
The CFM using digital platforms aimed to hear the voice of the Bangsamoro community through feedback mechanisms while encouraging them to increase their active participation in the governance.
Officials from the Office of the Chief Minister (OCM), Office of the Senior Minister (OSM), Office of the Cabinet Secretary, Information and Communication Office (ICO), Bangsmoro Information Office (BIO), Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA), Support to Bangsamoro Transition (SUBATRA), and TechRemote participated in the meeting.
In his opening statement, OCM’s Senior Minister Abdulrauf Macacua emphasized the need to have a truly connected Bangsamoro experience with the right to technology.
“I hope today’s meeting will encourage us to explore applied data solution in the Bangsamoro region and also help the community of data science enthusiasts, advocates, policy makers in BARMM, in media and in instituions of Bangsamoro to grow,” he said.
The TechRemote served as the service provider in developing the CFM digital applications using SMS and web data generations.
Cabinet Secretary Asnin Pendatun said he was looking forward that BARMM could develop a feedback mechanism which will enable the concerned ministry, office, or agency in the region to respond and act immediately to the issues and concerns of the public within 76 hours or 1 week, the most.
Furthermore, BDA was also looking forward to having the apps that will work soon in the Bangsamoro region which could play a vital role in facilitating the connection between the community and the government. (Bangsamoro Information Office)