In order to build the capacity of its GAD members and program implementers in assessing and promoting gender responsiveness of its major programs and projects, the Environmental Management Bureau Region 8 through the Gender and Development System and strong support of the OIC-Regional Director Engr. Reynaldo B. Barra, conducted a training workshop on Harmonized Gender and Development Guidelines and Gender Mainstreaming Framework last June 23 and 24, 2022 held at Bethany Hill Weluisa Farm Resort, Almeria, Biliran wherein 50 participants attendedthe said event.