Province of Iloilo is set to launch September  this year the BaLinkBayan Website, an online portal for migrants diaspora engagement, following the Western Visayas Website Management Training organized by the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) on July 6-7, 2017 at the Aklan Provincial Capitol.

PESO’s Migration and Development Initiative (MDI) focal person Jayrel Encontro underwent the training together with staff from Local Economic Development and Investment Promotions (LEDIP) Office.

The training aimed to capacitate the website managers both on technical and content aspect in maintaining and updating the Iloilo Province’s localized BaLinkBayan webpage.

Presently, Iloilo’s BaLinkBayan website is being prepared by a team composed of PESO, LEDIP, and ICTMO and is set to launch by September as agreed with CFO.

LGUs with BaLinkBayan in Western Visayas include Iloilo Province, Iloilo City, Aklan, Capiz, and Antique.