CDA Region XI EO

SPMC Compound, Friendship Road, Dumanlas, Buhangin, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur


DAVAO CITY, PHILIPPINES- By virtue of Sangguniang Bayan Resolution No. 2024-103 of the 84th Regular Session of the 16th Sangguniang Bayan of Banaybanay, Davao Oriental held on April 16, 2024 at the Sangguniang Bayan Session Hall, the Cooperative Development Authority Legal Unit under Atty. Earl Del Fierro Larroder and Mr. Paul Ryan Simbajon, Cooperative Development Specialist II, was recognized for its facilitation of a multi-million dialogue agreement for a cooperative in the said municipality. 

The CDA Davao Legal Unit had the highest number of successful dialogue agreements among all regional offices last year. 

Through Section 4 (u) of RA 11364 as its legal basis, the Authority is mandated to adopt and implement a dispute resolution mechanism that will settle conflicts between and among members, officers, and directors of cooperatives, and between and among cooperatives in accordance with Article 137 of Republic Act No. 9520, Republic Act No. 9285, otherwise known as the “Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 2004”. 

The dialogue proceeding under the CDA is a process where the CDA Dialogue Facilitator forges the power to recommend and assist the parties to isolate issues and options to reach an amicable settlement by consensus that jointly satisfies the parties.

The said Sangguniang Bayan Resolution was sponsored by Sangguniang Bayan Member Racquel L. Sanlucan.