The DAP was established in June 1973 and its mandate has been to assist in the country’s development efforts in two ways: as change catalyst and as capacity-builder.
The Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) is a government owned and controlled corporation mandated to:
1) generate pioneering, value-adding, synergistic ideas, concepts, principles, techniques and technologies addressing development problems of local, national and international significance;
2) capacitating individuals and development stakeholder organizations in government, the private sector, civil society, academe, and international organizations to perform their respective roles and mandates in development more efficiently and effectively; and
3) promote partnerships and facilitate the integration of policies, plans, programs, and systems towards a holistic perspective, through the conduct of training, education, policy/action-oriented researches, consulting/technical assistance, and publications in good governance and productivity improvement.
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