Our History

Kabacan got its name from the word “ka-abacan” which means the source of abundance.People from far-flung barangays used to come to this place and, upon returning home, they brought with them many commodities of their livelihood.


Primarily agricultural crops include corn, rice, soybeans, peanut, mongo, cassava and other field crops. This town is popularly known as the “Rice Production Center”, the “Rice Granary of the Province of Cotabato”. Its populace has devoted most of its fertile domain to rice production.

Highlights: 71st Foundation Anniversary

2017 National Awardee

Full Disclosure

The Full Disclosure Policy is a government’s policy that requires local officials of provinces, cities, and municipalities to fully disclose particular financial transactions of the LGU to keep their constituents informed of how the LGU budget is managed, disbursed and used.

Kabacan Updates

NewsDesk: Kabacan’s thorny journey to competitiveness

THE town of Kabacan in North Cotabato is not used to hearing good news. Like many towns in Mindanao, it has an image problem. Usually, the town only attracts the attention of the media if a bomb explodes or if street killings and robberies happen like they are part of...

Kabacan caves eyed as eco-tourism sites in R12

Two caves in Kabacan have been listed as among the eco-tourism potentials in Region 12.  Online news service Mindanews reported that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 12 is pushing for the development of six caves in the region as...

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