The City of Pagadian (Filipino: Lungsod ng Pagadian, Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Pagadian, Spanish/Chavacano: Ciudad de Pagadian, Subanen:Gembagel G'benwa P'hagadi-an/Bagbenwa P'hagadi-an) is located in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, in the island of Mindanao. It is the regional government seat of Zamboanga Peninsula (Region 9) of the Republic of the Philippines.More
Agriculture is the primary economic resource, with the production of rice, corn, coconut, fruit and root crops. There are special programs like the Plant-now-Pay Later and Grains Production Enhancement Program that are made available for the local farmers; the City Livelihood Development Assistance Program (CILDAP) also extends loans to those who need financial assistance for their livelihood. Production of livestock such as hogs, goats, cows and poultry is also a growing local industry.More
The Local Government Units (LGUs) supports the education sector through the Day Care Services (DCS) adopting Early Child Care & Development (ECCD) that provides early education for 3-5 year olds. These are established to make children better prepared for the higher levels of learning. The quality of DCS and the available resources vary widely across the geographical areas, with urban Day Care Centers (DCC) generally faring better than those in rural areas.