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PROFILE OF REGION 12

Region 12 or SOCCSKSARGEN Region is located in South Central Mindanao. It is composed of 4 provinces namely: SOUTH COTABATO, COTABATO, SULTAN KUDARAT and SARANGANI as well as 5 cities namely: GENERAL SANTOS, COTABATO, KORONADAL, TACURONG AND KIDAPAWAN.
 
General Santos and Cotabato are chartered cities whereas Koronadal, Tacurong and Kidapawan are component cities. South Cotabato has 11 municipalities and 1 component city. Cotabato has 17 municipalities and 1 component city. Sultan Kudarat has 12 municipalities and 1 component city.
 
Region 12 has a total of 45 municipalities and 1,192 barangays. It has 7 congressional seats, 4 gubernatorial and 4 vice-gubernatorial seats, 40 provincial board membership, 50 mayoral and vice-mayoral seats, 415 city/municipal councillorships and 1,192 seats for barangay captainship. (COMELEC WEBSITE)

The Economic Profile of Region 12 is categorized into four levels: One is the regional level which tells us about the socio-economic situation of SOCCSKSARGEN as a region. Second is the provincial level which will help us see the socio-economic situation of the four provinces of SOCCSKSARGEN. Third is the city level and fourth is the municipal level which will help us take a bird's eye view of Region 12's cities and municipalities respectively.


Project Briefs

ASPARAGUS INDUSTRY (1)

Asparagus Farming

COCONUT INDUSTRY (9)

Coco Coir Production
Coco Sap Sugar and Honey Production
Coco Peat Block Production
Coconut Plantation
Coconut Vinegar
Geotextile Production
Virgin Coconut Oil Processing
Coir Ply Production
Dried Grated Coconut Processing

CASSAVA INDUSTRY (5)

Cassava Flour Production
Cassava Consolidation and Processing
Cassava Granules Production
Cassava Starch Production
Cassava Production

OIL PALM INDUSTRY (3)

Oil Palm Nursery
Oil Palm Production
Palm Oil Mill


BAMBOO INDUSTRY (4)

Bamboo Nursery
Bamboo Production
Engineered Bamboo Production
Bamboo Stakes Production


COFFEE INDUSTRY (11)

Barako Coffee Nursery
Coffee Arabica Farming
Arabica Coffee Nursery
Robusta Coffee Nursery
Coffee Vending Machine
Coffee Shop
Barako Coffee Farming
Robusta Coffee Plantation
Roasted Arabica Coffee
Civet Coffee
Robusta Fresh Coffee Beans


ICT/BPO INDUSTRY (7)

Call Center
Internet Cafe
Web Development
Accounting & Finance Services
Software Development
Medical Transcription
Graphic Design Development


SUGARCANE/MUSCOVADO INDUSTRY (3)

Muscovado Sugar Production
Sugarcane Production
Muscovado Mill


TOURISM & SUPPORT TO TOURISM INDUSTRY (10)

Beach Resort Development
Fair Trade Shop
Inaul Weaving
Pension House
Handmade Paper
Corn Coffee
Inland Resort
Pasalubong Center
Vehicle Rental Services
Spa


RUBBER INDUSTRY (2)

Rubber Nursery
Rubber Plantation

BANANA INDUSTRY (8)

Banana Cardava Production
Banana Tissue Culture
Cavendish Banana Plantation
Banana Nursery
Banana Powder Production
Banana Ketchup Production
Banana Flour
Banana Chips Production


PANGASIUS INDUSTRY (7)

Pangasius Fillet Production
Pangasius Grilling
Pangasius Hatchery
Pangasius Processing
Pangasius Production
Pangasius Nursery
Pangasius Value-added Products


GREEN/ENERGY INDUSTRY (3)

Establishment of a Dam-type Hydro-electric Power Plant
Establishment of a Biomass Thermal Power Plant
Establishment of a waste-to-Energy Plant and Sanitary Landfill

FRUIT/VEGETABLE INDUSTRY (15)

Dried Fruits Processing
Fruit Wine (Mango) Making
Mango Processing Plant
Pineapple Production
Moringa Leaves Production
Moringa Seeds Production
Moringa Powder
Moringa Leaves Production (1 Hectare)

Moringa Leaves Production (2,450 Hectares)
Moringa Oil Extraction and Packaging
Corn/Maize Flour Processing
Cucumber Production
Pickled Cucumber Production
Potato Chips Manufacturing
Dark Chocolate Processing
Production of Jams and Jellies



SMILE PROGRAM INDUSTRIES (50)

Falcata Nursery
Falcata Production
Garments Making

Industrial Soap and Chlorine Production
Jatropha Nursery
Jatropha Seeds Production
Liquid Hand Soap Production
Organic Fertilizer Production
Wooden Packaging Production
Industrial Laundry and Dry-cleaning Shop
Powdered Limestone Production
Apron Making
Establishment of Printing Press
Soybean Oil Processing
Processing of Soy Sauce
Processing of Iodized Salt
Corn Oil Processing
Processing of Kaong Preserves
MSG Processing
Broomstick Production
Softbroom Production
Ginger Production
Soybean Production
Sugarcane Vinegar Processing
Softbroom Production
Broomstick Production
Supply of Fruit Trees as Firewood for Smoked Fish Processing
Bamboo Stakes Production
Dried Corn Cobs Production Using Mechanical Dryer
Supply of Dressed Chicken to Restaurants
Papaya Atchara Processing
Laundry Services
Supply of Seafoods to Hotels and Restaurants
Supply of Hygienic Customer Kits to Hotels
Softdrink Warehousing and Distribution
Cornstarch Processing
Peanut Butter Processing
Beansprout Production
Lettuce Production
Lemongrass Production
Chayote Production
Raddish Production
Pechay Production
Melon Production
Watermelon Production
Spinach Production
Shrimp Paste Processing
Gravy Mix Processing
Breadcrumbs Processing
Tofu Production


MILKFISH INDUSTRY (3)

Milkfish (Bangus) Production
Bangus Deboning
Bangus Nursery


AQUAMARINE INDUSTRY (5)

Grouper (Lapu-Lapu) Production
Marinated Flying Fish Production
Mudcrab Production
Shrimp Culture


SUPPORT TO MINING & OTHER INDUSTRIES (4)

Rag Making
Swine Raising
T-Shirt Making
Vermiculture and Vermicast Production


CREATIVE INDUSTRY (2)

Photography Studio
Performing Arts

GREEN PROJECTS (4)

Waste Conversion - Briquette Production
Waste Conversion - Concrete
Waste Conversion - Fertilizer Production
Composting Facility and Compost Production using Vermiculture


OTHER INDUSTRIES (4)

Cotton Farming
Honeybee Farming
Franchising and Operating a Burger Business
Establishment of a Prep School for Kindergarten

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