Photo Release: Bridging Knowledge and Power
January 25, 2011 'State think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and the Legislative Information Resources Management Department (LIRMD) of the House of Representatives (HRep) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the launching of the PIDS Corner at the Legislative Library. PIDS Corner is a research dissemination strategy that aims to provide reading and research materials on development-related topics to policymakers and the general public. As such, the partnership between PIDS and the (HRep) augurs well toward evidence-based policymaking in the country. Shown above are PIDS President Dr. Josef T. Yap and HRep Secretary General Atty. Marilyn Barua-Yap signing the MOA in the presence of (left to right) PIDS Vice President Mario Feranil, PIDS Research Information Director Ms. Jennifer Liguton, Exec. Director Emma Rey, House Sergeant-at-Arms B/Gen. Nicasio Radovan, Jr., Director General Romulo Emmanuel Miral, Deputy Secretary General Edgardo Pangilinan, Jr, and Deputy Secretary General Arlene C. Dada-Arnaldo.