DSWD PAMANA : Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan Program

The PAMANA, Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan is the national government’s peace and development program and framework managed by DSWD. It is implemented in conflict-affected areas and communities covered by existing peace treaties.

DSWD PAMANA Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan Program

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The program seeks to restore government to PAMANA areas, ensuring that communities benefit from improved basic service delivery and are served by responsive, transparent, and accountable local government units, as envisioned by the Local Government Code.

When was PaMaNa Program launched by DSWD

The PAyapa at MAsaganang PamayaNAn (PAMANA) Program was established in 2011 as a government priority program that supports the Peace Negotiation Track and contributes to the achievement of Just and Lasting Peace.

It was embodied in Chapter 9 on Peace and Security of the Philippine Development Plan for 2011-2016, as well as Chapter 8 on Peace and Security of the updated Philippine Development Plan for 2011-2016, which identified PAMANA as the government’s development program for isolated, difficult-to-reach, and conflict-affected communities.

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Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan, PaMaNa is under what program of DSWD ?

Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan, PAMANA is under Chapter 17 of the Philippine Development Program for 2017-2022 as the Government’s peace and development convergence program to communities in isolated, hard-to-reach, conflict-affected, and vulnerable communities.

What are the goals of PAMANA?

PAMANA seeks to contribute to

  • a. addressing issues of injustice and improving community access to socioeconomic interventions;
  • b. improving governance by preparing national government agencies and local government units for a conflict-sensitive, peace-promoting, culture-sensitive, and gender-sensitive approach to human rights promotion and development; and
  • c. empowering communities and strengthening their capacities to address conflict and peace issues.

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Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan program strategic pillars?

The PAMANA framework is built on three (3) complementary strategic pillars that define key interventions for achieving just and lasting peace:

  • Pillar 1: Policy reform and governance interventions to address injustices in land security, natural resources, identity, and human rights.
  • Pillar 2 Interventions aimed at strengthening government institutions and empowering communities
  • Pillar 3: Peace-promoting socioeconomic interventions

Over time, partnerships for the implementation of these interventions were formed.

What areas does PAMANA cover?

PAMANA is divided into seven (7) geographical zones that have been chosen and prioritized to complement the peace process lines.

DSWD PAMANA-Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan Program Agencies
DSWD PAMANA-Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan Program Agencies