One of the projects of DSWD is Municipal Talakayan. The Municipal Talakayan is an activity designed to bring local stakeholders to a municipal-level democratic dialogue, the output of which shall be used for planning for local actions going forward. It was conducted in 10 LGU’s. These are: 

  • Dumarao, Capiz
  • Altavas, Aklan
  • Lemery, Iloilo
  • Bingawan, Iloilo
  • Nabas, Aklan
  • Buruanga, Aklan
  • San Lorenzo, Guimaras
  • Cuartero, Capiz
  • Tubungan, Iloilo
It has the following objectives:


To increase the local Stakeholders’ awareness on the development status of their municipality.



To provide a venue for systematic face-to-face feedback between local development program/project implementers and the community beneficiaries;



To promote the use of information at the local level to support better planning and reporting outcomes.