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Technical assessment of communal irrigation systems in Luzon
R.A. Luyun Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2015
Communal irrigation systems (CIS) are a category of irrigation systems that are typically small scale and constructed with the participation of farmer-beneficiaries through their irrigators association. This Policy Note examine...
Nongovernment reforestation in the Philippines: ways forward
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2016
Nongovernment reforestation is defined as reforestation done through tenure instruments, citizenry, and private lands. This Policy Note aims to identify contemporary issues and problems related to nongovernment reforestation and recom...
Growing inclusive businesses in the Philippines: the role of government policies and programs
R.M. Briones / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2016
Inclusive business (IB) is a private sector approach to providing goods, services, and livelihoods on a commercially viable basis, either at scale or scalable, to people at the base of the pyramid by making them part of the value chai...
The impact of credit on productivity and growth of rural nonfarm enterprises
M.L.A. Lapar / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1994
This study looks at the status of rural nonfarm enterprises (RNEs) in the Visayas area. Descriptive statistics indicate that majority of the RNEs are micro- and cottage-sized enterprises managed by the owner/operator only. Very few ca...
Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) and the fisheries, livestock and crop sectors: adjustments in the pasture leases
A. Costales / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1994
This study focuses on the responses of pasture leases to the possibility of agrarian reforms by using the survey of 145 pasture leases in Masbate, Bukidnon and South Cotabato where pasture leases where concentrated. This paper relies ...
The quest for a better environment: past experiences and future challenges
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2002
The persistence of serious natural resource depletion and environmental degradation means that much remains to be done years in to the implementation of Philippine Agenda 21 (PA 21). With this background, this paper reviewed th...
Education, labor market, and development: a review of the trends and issues in the Philippines for the past 25 Years
A.C. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2002
This paper comprehensively reviews the developments in the education and labor markets in the Philippines in the past 25 years. It highlights the trends on how the labor market has used educated workers. It also reviews how education ...
Land issues in poverty reduction strategies and the development agenda: Philippines
G.M. Llanto; M.M. Ballesteros / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2002
Access to land and productive inputs is a strong predicate for poverty alleviation. In the Philippines, the poor are strongly dependent on access to land for their livelihood and welfare. This paper discusses critical land issu...
Research and development and technology in the Philippines
C.B. Cororaton / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2002
Research and development (R&D) and technology are analysed from the perspective of Philippine economic growth in the paper. It examines the productivity performance of the economy and analyzes how it has been affect ed by developm...
The Philippine National Innovation System: structure and characteristics
E.E. Patalinghug / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2003
Industrial development requires technological capability in industry. National innovation system is anchored on the theory that industrial development requires technological capability in industry, and that exploitation of technology ...
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The quest for a better environment: past experiences and future challenges
D.C. Israel / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2002
The persistence of serious natural resource depletion and environmental degradation means that much remains to be done years in to the implementation of Philippine Agenda 21 (PA 21). With this background, this paper reviewed th...
Education, labor market, and development: a review of the trends and issues in the Philippines for the past 25 Years
A.C. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2002
This paper comprehensively reviews the developments in the education and labor markets in the Philippines in the past 25 years. It highlights the trends on how the labor market has used educated workers. It also reviews how education ...
Land issues in poverty reduction strategies and the development agenda: Philippines
G.M. Llanto; M.M. Ballesteros / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2002
Access to land and productive inputs is a strong predicate for poverty alleviation. In the Philippines, the poor are strongly dependent on access to land for their livelihood and welfare. This paper discusses critical land issu...
Research and development and technology in the Philippines
C.B. Cororaton / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2002
Research and development (R&D) and technology are analysed from the perspective of Philippine economic growth in the paper. It examines the productivity performance of the economy and analyzes how it has been affect ed by developm...
The Philippine National Innovation System: structure and characteristics
E.E. Patalinghug / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2003
Industrial development requires technological capability in industry. National innovation system is anchored on the theory that industrial development requires technological capability in industry, and that exploitation of technology ...
Making women’s work visible: finance for rural women
Women's World Banking 2014
Globally more than one billion women have no interaction with a bank or financial service provider. Rural women face unique challenges and limitations. They have, on average, lower levels of literacy and education than men, and genera...
Spotlight on key publications: climate change adaptation in mountain ecosystems
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Mountain ecosystems in Central America and the Andean region play an important role in relation to economic activities, ecosystem services and cultural heritage in numerous Latin American countries. It is the mountains where the regio...
Spotlight on publications: citizen oversight of conditional cash transfer programmes
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) – a Latin American innovation – have now gained fame around the world for their effectiveness in promoting human development, fighting poverty and reducing inequality. CCTs are social prog...
Spotlight on publications: conditional cash transfers
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2011
Latin American countries pioneered the use of Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) to achieve important impacts in human development indicators. This selection of publications highlights key resources documenting and analysing important ...
Spotlight on publications: disaster risk management in Latin American cities
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2013
This selection of publications highlights key resources documenting and analysing some of the main aspects of the Latin American experience with disaster risk management (DRM) in cities: links and relationships between urban poverty a...
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Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA)
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) is a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). PIRCA engages federal, state, and local government agencies, non-government organizations, academia, businesses, and community groups to inform and prioritize their activi...
CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG)
Managers and policy makers in the Caribbean require knowledge of the likely impacts and hazards arising from climate change that are specific to their geographical location and that are relevant to their planning time-horizons (e.g. the short term, 2030s, or the longer term, 2080s). However, current climate model projections of the weather are of limited use in this respect due to scale and bia...
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA (MGNREGS)
This Society serves as an additional managerial and technical capacity to the Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the State. The society will: Receive, manage and account for the funds received from the MoRD & State Government. Strengthen the technical/managerial capaci...
Impact Initiative
The Impact Initiative for international development research aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two research programmes jointly funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID): the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research and the Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Rese...
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)
NGO in India aiming to empowe marginalised and information-dark communities with digital literacy, access to digital tools and information-rich knowledge society ushered in by the Internet and the digital revolution. Aims: Access & Infrastructure: Providing people access to the Internet and making them digitally literate Governance &...
CLTS Foundation
CLTS Foundation strives to create a world free from open defecation through collective behaviour change by empowered local communities - an approach known as Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS). The Foundation, based in India, was founded by the pioneer of CLTS, Dr. Kamal Kar, to meet the growing demand for a common global platform for practitioners, trainers and users of CLTS. The CLTS Found...
Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015)
The Sustainable Development 2015 website provides the latest news, information and expert analysis around the global decision-making process to define a new set of global goals to eradicate poverty through sustainable development, known as the post-2015 development agenda. The website forms part of a wider multi-stakeholder engagement programme run by Stakeholder Forum and CIVICUS, in c...
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