KIAMBA, Sarangani (March 9, 2017) – The Community-Based Monitoring System program kicks off March 3 in a joint effort between the Department of Interior and Local Government and CBMS team. This initiative aims to survey for poverty diagnosis, disaster risk reduction management and climate change adaptation, and for monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals. The CBMS is an organized process for data collection, processing, validation and use of data for various development processes. The CBMS team will make their rounds throughout the different barangays to do their data gathering and to implement their development plans based on the data they collect. (Avery Rotciv Valois Camposano/KIAMBA INFORMATION OFFICE)