Sunday, March 21, 2010

LMDA organizes Orientation-Workshop on Weblog Administration

By: Johny S. Natad

The Lake Mainit Development Alliance successfully organized and conducted orientation-workshop on weblog administration last March 19, 2010 held at Cyber 8 Internet Café, Alegria, Surigao del Norte. The LMDA Director Engr. Kaiser B. Recabo, Jr, welcomed the participants and presented the rationale of the activity. Johny S. Natad led the orientation-workshop along with Omar Barillo, Gilbert Leopoldo and Jonathan Nationio who actively assisted in the hands-on activity.

Said workshop is part of “Strengthening the Lake Mainit Development Alliance through Policy Support and Sustained Collaborative Mechanisms” milestone activity which is the establishment of weblogs to partner Local Government Units (LGUs). The LMDA established the weblog sites for LGUs with an aim to help them in the local tourism promotion and other significant advocacies. Recently, LMDA created and administered free weblog sites from wordpress for 8 LGUs with the following online sites: (Municipality of Sison) (Municipality of Tubod) (Municipality of Mainit) (Municipality of Alegria) (Municipality of Kitcharao) (Municipality of Jabonga) (Municipality of Santiago) (Municipality of Tubay)

Highlights of the said activity were the official turn-over of weblogs created by LMDA to eight municipal LGUs administered by LGU Website Administrator and the orientation about the features of Practical activities were made after every lecture/module presentations. Participants are expected to learned and capacitated in using methods on updating and maintaining LGU websites.

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