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Geographical Location

The municipality of Malapatan is located in the southernmost part of the island of the Philippines and Mindanao between latitudes 05°58.22’ North and longitudes 125°17.31’ east.It is one of the seven (7) municipalities of the Province of Sarangani, Region XII, lies in between Municipality of Alabel the Capital Town of Sarangani Province and Municipality of Glan the Tourism Capital of Sarangani Province. It is bounded on the north by municipality of Alabel, south by municipality of Glan, east by the province of Davao del Sur and west by the Sarangani Bay. Malapatan is approximately 31 kilometers from General Santos City and 16 kilometers from Sarangani Provincial Capitol, 28.5 kilometers from the Municipality of Glan and 17.5 kilometers from the Municipality of Alabel.

 

Territorial Jurisdiction


Its territorial jurisdiction is based on House Bill Number 18291 and Republic Act Number 5823 dated June 21, 1969 stipulate that the boundary of the Municipality of Malapatan shall be:

“On the North by Lun Padidu River following its main course starting at the sea and the course of its northern branch and up to Mount Latian; on the South by Sapu Padidu River; on the East by the Davao Del Sur and on to the West by Sarangani Bay”

 

Land Area

The 1970-1990 land area by barangay shown in table 2 is based on the approved 1980-1990 Municipal Development Plan (MDP). The 1991-1997 land area based on the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Region XI and the 1998 municipal total land area is based on Land Management Bureau (LMB)-Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Based on Global Information System (GIS) generated the total land area of 64,565.67 hectares which is 16.20 percent of the total land area of Sarangani Province. However, barangay Kinam had the largest land area of 17,142.08 hectares which is 26.54 percent of the total land area while barangay Sapu Padidu holds the least land area of 1,546 hectares equivalent to 2.39 percent of the total land area (see table 1).

 

Elevation

Malapatan’s topography is generally rolling and its physiologic characteristics are better described in terms of its elevation and slope. Malapatan’s physiography is characterized into five (5) geographical features of elevation. E-1, or 0 to 100 meters of elevation above sea level (ASL) composed of barangay Lun Padidu, Lun Masla, Patag, Libi, Tuyan, Poblacion, Sapu Masla, and Sapu Padidu. E-2, elevation ranges from 100 to 300 meters ASL apparently include barangay Daan Suyan, Kihan and some sitios/purok of barangay Lun Padidu, Lun Masla, Patag, Libi, Tuyan, Poblacion, Daan Suyan, Sapu Masla, Sapu Padidu, Kihan and Kinam. Barangay Upper Suyan’s elevation belong to E-3 which is 300 to 500 meters elevation ASL also covered are portion of barangay Lun Padidu, Lun Masla, Patag, Libi, Tuyan, Poblacion, Sapu Masla, Sapu Padidu, Kihan, Kinam, and Upper Suyan. The E4, identified elevation from 500 to 1000 meters ASL includes the portion of barangay Patag, Lun Masla, Libi, Tuyan, Poblacion, Sapu Masla, Sapu Padidu, Daan Suyan, Kihan, KInam and Upper Suyan, while E-5 or 1000 meters and above elevation ASL encompasses some portion of barangay Kihan, Upper Suyan and Kinam (see table 2).

 

Slope

Table 4 show slope ranges from 0 to 3 percent has a total area of 5,183.85 hectares or 8.03% of the total area. The 3 to 8 percent comprise the total area of 7,682.09 hectares or 11.89%, the 8 to 18 percent with total area of 6,495.42 hectares or 10.06% of the total. The 18 to 30 percent slope has a total hectares of 20,922.76 hectares or 32.41% , the 30 to 50 percent which is best suited for forest purposes has a total area of 14,239.97 hectares or 22.06% of the total while the 50 percent above which is protection forest has an area of 10,041.58 hectares or 15.55% (see table 3 & Slope Map).

 

Meteorology

Municipality of Malapatan has two (2) known season; wet season occurs from May to October and dry season which occurs from November to April. The amount of rainfall is more or less evenly distributed throughout the year. This type resembles type 2 since it has no dry season with the occurrence of heavy rainfall during the month of June to August. The prevailing wind direction blows toward northeast monsoon occurs during the month of December to April and towards southwest monsoon during the months of May to November. Typhoon-free municipality generally characterized by a Type IV climate. Average annual air temperature in the area is 27.1ºC. The hottest month is April (highest air temperature at 33.7ºC); the coldest month is January (lowest air temperature at 21.5ºC). The relative humidity reading ranges from 76% to 84%. Data on rainfall intensity in the municipality ranges from 16.8 mm to 17.8 mm throughout the years.

 

Population

The locality’s age sex ratio of population between male and female is 105.8 on which male are dominant compared to female. The table 4 and table 5 reflect the age sex distribution of the municipality. The school going population reaches to 35,624 (49% of the total population) which cover ages 3-21 years. Working and labor population from ages 15-64 reaches to 39,560 (54.65% of the total population) on which 52% are males and 48% are females. The dependent population reaches to 32,827 (45.35% of the total population). Based on the NSO 2010 age group of population data, the computed total dependency ratio is approximated to 104%, while the young dependency ratio is 85% and the elderly dependency ratio is 4% which means the necessity of providing job opportunities to 39,560 labor age population is a priority for the municipality to address the plight for poverty.

Economic

Issue

Observed condition

Explanation/Causes

Implication when

Affected

Policy Option

Program

 

Project

Activities/ Services

 

Legislation

No.

unresolved

Population

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

>high proportion of

> high unemployement rate working

> poverty

>77.41% household

> provision of sustainable

> sustainable livelihood program

> livestock development

> capability building seminars

> legislate resolution accreditation

 

household with income

age and farmers low income

 

with income below

livelihood projects

>Support to High Value Crop

project

> conduct of techno demo

of PO's based project

 

below poverty line

> migration of farm workers to urban

 

poverty line (CBMS

> strengthening of agricultural

Production Program

 

> institutional support to

> farmers information technology

 

 

 

>High proportion of

center

 

 

2011)

techno demo

> diversified agriculture and aqua

special/foreign aide project

services

 

 

 

household who

> less job oppurtunities

 

 

> 66.05% household

> establishment of model farms

culture (hito, tilapia) program

 

> farming technology transfer

 

 

 

experienced food

> poor accessibility

 

 

proportion with

(white corn, HVCC, cash crops)

> sustainable upland

 

 

program

 

 

 

shortage

> incapacity to manage family

 

income below food

> organization of POs

development/crops development

 

 

 

 

 

 

income

 

 

threshold (CBMS

 

program

>

 

 

 

 

 

 

> culture

 

 

2010)

 

organic fertilizer development

 

 

 

 

 

 

>high farm input fund requirement

 

 

 

program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and market price discrimination

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

> adoption of traditional farming

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

system

>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

depletion of soil nutrient

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

>High proportion of

> high dependency ratio &

 

> malnutrition

> 9.19% households

> LGU-NGA linkages on food

> distribution of farm inputs

> high value crops

> support to farmers information

> Memorandum of Understanding

 

household with income

unemployment

 

> food shortage

who experienced

efficiency program and activate

 

 

development project

& technology services

between farmers organization and

 

below food threshold

 

 

increase

food shortage(

plant now pay later aprogram

 

 

> Organic vegetable

 

LGU

 

 

 

 

 

 

CBMS 2010 )

 

 

 

farming project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

> high proportion of

> low educational attainment

>Poor quality of

>28.43% of

> established different vocational

> education for the poor and

> construction of additional

> empolyment assistance &

> resolution requesting counterpart

 

unemployed working

> less job opportunity

 

living

unemployed

courses through TechVoc facilities

deserving

 

TechVoc facilities

services

to PLGU

>resolution inviting

 

force population

 

 

 

population

> tie up with state and private

 

 

 

>conduct of job fair at least a year

state and private universities/

 

 

 

 

 

 

universities/ college for the

 

 

 

 

college to establish tertiary level

 

 

 

 

 

 

establishment of tertiary level

 

 

 

 

education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue

Observed condition

 

Explanation/Causes

Implication when

Affected

Policy Option

Program

Project

Activities/ Services

Legislation

No.

 

unresolved

Population

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

> less fish catch

> Sarangani Bay is under PAMB/

> declination of

>2.59% of total

> provision of alternative livehood

> Mariculture Production

> Construction of Boat

> farm home resources

> implement DENR coastal laws and

 

 

protected area

fisherman fish catch

population

> reactivate deputize fish warden

Program

landing and other fishery

management fisheries extension

protected seascape supported by

 

 

> degraded marine habitat

> affected daily

 

(DFW) and barangay fisheries &

 

facilities

delivery services support

local resolution if needed in proper

 

 

> illegal fishing

income of

 

aquatic resources management

 

>Livelihood Project on

fisherfolks production of

application

>giving

 

 

> presence of fish sanctuaries

marginalized fisher

 

council (BFARMC)

 

Seaweeds production

mangroves propagules

priority to the wives of fisherfolks as

 

 

 

 

folks

 

 

 

 

>Identify areas for Fish corrals

a beneficiary to livelihood projects

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Bunsod"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

> continous expansion

>no existing ordinance regulating the

> denuded

> coastal areas

> implementation of NIPAs law

> formulation of zoning

 

> Mapping of establishments

> formulation of

zoning ordinance

 

of inland agro industry

use of coastal areas

mangroves forest

 

 

ordinance through

 

 

through comprehensive land use

 

(e.g. prawn farm) is

 

 

> destruction of

 

 

comprehensive land use plan

 

 

plan

 

 

becoming a threat to

 

 

marine habitat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

> unproductive fallow

> insufficient budgetary capacity

> unproductive small

> small scale inland

 

> fishery assistance program

> Construction and

 

 

 

 

"FAD" inland fisher

 

 

scale fishponds

fisher

 

 

establishment of FAD

 

 

 

 

facilities (Small scale

 

 

facilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

fishpond)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

> only few are engaged

>

high cost of inputs/stocks

> cannot sustain

> locality

> establishment of forage areas for

>Livestock Production Program

> Establishment of Dairy

> intensify implementation AI

> approved CLUP 10 year plan

 

in livestock & poultry

>

lack of encouragement to invest

food requirement/

 

livestock

 

Production

program

through zoning ordinance

 

production

into livestock production

consumption

 

>Livestock Production Program

 

 

>conduct of animal health care

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

> open access to private investor

 

 

>paratechnician capability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

for livestock & poultry industry

 

 

building

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

program

 

 

> mapping for tenurial

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

improvement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HR MAJOR ACTIVITIES FACILITATED/CONDUCTED CY 2015

About Malapatan

Malapatan is a first class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 72,386 people. As of 2010, it has a total voting population of 35,569 voters.

Malapatan is bounded on the west by Sarangani Bay, on the east by Davao del Sur, on the north by Alabel, and on the south by Glan.