DAB in Brief



Creating the ARMM Development Academy Prescribing its Authority and Functions and for other purposes.


Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 287

An Act providing for the Administrative Code of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.
SEC. 2. Mandate. – ARMM Development Academy shall be the central training institution of the autonomous regional government which aims to produce highly and globally competitive managers, administrators and workers who are abreast with the latest technologies and systems of development management.

August 19, 2011

Japan-ARMM Friendship Hall and Training Center

The Japan-ARMM Friendship Hall and Training Center was officially turned over to the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) to serve as the training center for the Human Resource Development Programs of ARMM’s regional line agencies

May 30, 2019

– ADA presented its Status Report during the Bangsamoro Assessment on Government Operations (BAGO)

– The Name “Development Academy of the Bangsamoro” and new branding elements were suggested.

June 17, 2019

The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) approved the Bangsamoro Transition Plan – containing the Bangsamoro government’s organizational plan – adopting DAB as an attached agency to the Office of the Chief Minister (OCM), without prejudice to the passage of an Administrative Code and the creation of offices of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).