Events Calendar Archived (July 2016)

Date: July 07, 2016
Time: 09:00 AM
Venue: PIDS Conference Room, 18th Floor, Three Cyberpod Centris, North Tower, EDSA corner Quezon Avenue, Quezon City

The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and the Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) will hold a seminar to discuss IPAs randomized controlled trial of the International Care Ministries (ICM) Ultra Poor Program on July 7, 2016, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, at the PIDS Conference Room, 18th Floor, Three Cyberpod Centris, North Tower, EDSA corner Quezon Avenue, Quezon City.

Yale University Professor of Economics and IPA President Dean Karlan, the principal investigator of the study, will present the preliminary results on the effects of ICMs health, livelihood, and values program. David Sutherland, chief executive officer of ICM, will also provide his perspective of the program. Yale University Professor James Choi will also be on hand to join the discussion.

Date: July 20, 2016
Time: 09:00 AM
Venue: PIDS Conference Room, 18th Floor, Three Cyberpod Centris, North Tower, EDSA corner Quezon Avenue, Quezon City

The Philippine Institute for Development Studies will hold a dissemination forum on "Addressing Transient Poverty: Evaluation of Agricultural Insurance Program of the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC)" on July 20, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, at the PIDS Conference Room, 18th Floor, Three Cyberpod Centris, North Tower, EDSA corner Quezon Avenue, Quezon City.

The seminar aims to disseminate the results of the impact evaluation of the agricultural insurance programs of the PCIC to farmers, agricultural producers and their families. The study also has a component on the evaluation of the financial sustainability of the agricultural insurance programs of PCIC.

Participation in this event is by invitation only. For more information, please contact:
Ms. Junalyn Bayona Tel. no.: 877-4079, Email: jbayona@mail.pids.gov.ph