Local Case of Inclusive and innovative Growth
A. Case Profile
Project Title: Solid Waste Management and the Economic Growth of Miagao
Location: Municipality of Miagao, Province of Iloilo
Beneficiaries: Schools and Community in Miagao
Lead Organization: LGU and DepEd Miagao
Funding Source: MOOE (LGU of Municipality of Miagao)
B. Highlight Innovative and Inclusive Aspects/Approaches(Documentation)
Individuals who are keen observer of the country’s growth and development would notice the high levels of inequalities that negatively affects the well-being and growth of the community. This is the focus of an inclusive and innovative growth; that everyone may have ...view middle of the document...
Furthermore, RA 9003 has given prime importance to the roles of LGUs in managing their respective solid waste.
Background of the Study
Miagao is a first class municipality located at the southwestern part of the Province of Iloilo in the island of Panay. It is one of the 7 towns comprising the First Congressional District of Iloilo with 119 barangays, an area of 15,696 hectares and a population of 64,545. It has thirty one public and three private elementary schools, eight public and three private secondary schools, and two Higher Education Institutions.
All these schools together with the Local Government Unit are implementers of RA 9003 which is known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000. This Law was crafted in order to protect public health and solve the problem of looming garbage in our country, and that includes Municipality of Miagao.
Pursuant to the relevant provisions of RA 7160, known as the Local Government Code, Local Government Units are primarily responsible for the implementation and enforcement of the provisions of this Act within their jurisdiction.
Stated therein, that segregation and collection of solid waste shall be at the barangay level but collection of non-recyclable materials and wastes shall be the responsibility...