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- DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016Civil society monitoring and advocacy that is vertically integrated across different levels of action is one strategy for seeking government accountability. This case study summary is one of a set of seven from the Philippines. Each discusses a civil society campaign in a different sector, and draws out lessons for vertical integration.DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2016The Philippines has a long history of state–society engagement to introduce reforms in government and politics. Forces from civil society and social movements have interfaced with reform-oriented leaders in government on a range of social accountability initiatives – to make governance more responsive, to introduce policy reforms, and to make government more accountable.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1999This paper explains the evolution of the metropolitan organizations that have been established to oversee the development of Metro Manila, provides a survey of their responsibilities, authorities, organizational structure, financing, institutional relationships as well as briefly assess their strengths and weaknesses.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000The economic crisis, which has put the Philippines under severe stress, is a stark reminder that the country’s economy has remained fragile despite the respectable growth realized during the first half of the 1990s.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1998The government of the Philippines has estimated big amount of money for building new housing units and renovation/upgrading of old housing units for the 1993-1998. The rapid formation of new households has contributed to an acute demand for housing. Hence, the existence of demand-supply gap, mostly prominent in the lower end of the housing market.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 1998From the provision of the Local Government Code, various LGUs have provided the housing requirements of the less-privileged sectors. This paper presents an overview of the existing knowledge and policy experience in local housing innovations in the cities of Palawan, Naga and San Carlos. It also highlights the key concerns and issues gathered from the experience of these cities.Document
Land use planning in Metro Manila and the urban fringe: implications on the land and real estate marketPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2000This paper examines land use planning in Metro Manila and the urban fringe and analyses its effect on transactions in the urban land and real estate market.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2015Political dynasties result when a family retains at least one elective position over successive election cycles, and/or when a family expands its number of family members in elective office. This Policy Note discusses why they need to be regulated and describes international practices on regulating political dynasties.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2016Inclusive 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 chain of companies' core business as suppliers, distributors, retailers, or customers.DocumentPhilippine Institute for Development Studies, 2002Access 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.