Thursday, 24 September, 2020

Key Resource and Development Opportunity

 

1. AGRICULTURAL LAND
Vast agricultural land, with and area of 27, 141 hectares for rice, corn and commercial crop production. Also found in the area are raw materials for handicraft industry.

 

2. PROVINCIAL INDUSTRIAL AND ECONOMIC ZONE
Identified by the provincial government as the Provincial Industrial and Special Economic Zone through Sangguniang Panlalawigan Ordinance No. 599, series of 2000.

 

3. RELATIVELY PLAIN TERRAIN
Approved and Identified by the Air Transportation Office and the Provincial Government as the site of the North Cotabato Rural Airport.

 

4. WATER RESOURCES
Two (2) big rivers (M’lang and Malasila Rivers) are tapped as source of water for irrigation purposes, as well as supply the sand gravel industry for the town.

 

5. GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION
Although the town is some distance from the commercial centers of the Region, the existence of newly-improved and revitalized asphalt roads connecting to adjacent municipalities may invite the construction and presence of big commercial centers in the near future.

 

6. POTENTIAL MANPOWER
Of the total population of 80,968 in 2007, 23,205 males and 21, 960 females comprise 55.78% of the total labor force.

 

7. DEVELOPMENT ORIENTED LEADERS / ADMINISTRATORS
The Presence of a great number of professionals and development- oriented type of leadership can spell out the progress for the area when great minds in the populace work hand -in hand for its future growth.

 

8. TELECOMMUNICATION HUB
The existence of eleven (11) telecommunications towers of various telecommunications companies; a landline by a PLDT franchise holder; and a Cable televevision network, makes the municipality accessible to global communication system.

 

9. RURAL AREA ACCESSIBILITY
The presence of a good and accessible road network throughout the municipality makes the delivery of basic services easy at any time of the day whole year round.