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EXPERTS GATHER TO DISCUSS ISSUES ON FEDERALISM

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State think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) hosted the assessment and coordination meeting of the Federalism Initiative Project last January 16 at its office in Centris, || Read more >>



PIDS STUDY CALLS FOR GREATER TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN SPENDING MVUC FUND

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To improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the collection and disbursement of the Motor Vehicle Users Charge (MVUC) fund, a study by state think tank Philippine Institute for Development || Read more >>



GIVING CROP INSURANCE TO POOR FARMERS HELPS REDUCE POVERTY--PIDS STUDY

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Crop insurance can be an effective safety net that can significantly reduce poverty among agricultural households. This is according to a study by state think tank Philippine Institute for Develo || Read more >>



PIDS CALLS FOR REFINEMENT IN DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF SCHOLARSHIP GRANTS FOR CHILDREN OF PANTAWID BENEFICIARIES

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State think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) has outlined several recommendations to improve the design and implementation of the college scholarship grants for the childr || Read more >>



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PIDS in the News

  • January 19, 2017 || Freeman
    Biz leader calls for long-term solution to lingering El Nio
    CEBU, Philippines " With the anticipated impact of the worsening hot weather to the water supply, a business leader calls for long-term and sustainable programs to mitigate its effect. "Water is a basic necessity needed by everyone " businessmen or not," said Cebu Chamber of Commer || Read more >>


  • January 18, 2017 || Business Mirror
    Fruitful meet between Duterte and PHLs top businessmen"Palace
    The President and the countrys top businessmen found common ground on the various economic issues affecting the country during a dinner meeting on Tuesday night. In a briefing on Wednesday, Presidential Spokesman Ernesto C. Abella said the Presidents meeting was arranged by Preside || Read more >>


  • January 17, 2017 || Business Mirror
    Death penalty also puts livelihood of poor at risk
    Not just the lives but even the livelihood of poor Filipinos, particularly those depending on agriculture exports to Europe, are at stake once the bill reinstating the death penalty is passed, economists said. They are concerned that reviving the capital punishment could negatively aff || Read more >>


  • January 17, 2017 || Philippine Star
    The future is in agribusiness
    The global unemployment rate will increase to 5.8 percent representing 3.4 million people or a total of 201.1 million, according to the World Employment and Social Outlook-Trends 2017 report recently released by the International Labor Organization. This gloomy picture is attributed to th || Read more >>


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