PIDS: Policy Notes


  • Options for reform of the National Food Authority 

    Briones, Roehlano M. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-10-15)
    When the National Food Authority (NFA) was established in the early 1970s, both domestic and international rice markets were underdeveloped and highly distorted. Since then, the market has dramatically improved as a responsive food distribution system, ...
  • Civil society and public sector cooperation: Case of Oplan LIKAS 

    Galuszka, Jakub (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-10-15)
    This Policy Note documents the successes and challenges of public sector–civil society engagement under the Oplan LIKAS in Metro Manila. It also highlights the lessons learnt that can be drawn for the crafting of related policies in the country.
  • Crafting policies and programs for women in the agriculture sector 

    Bayudan-Dacuycuy, Connie (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-07-30)
    This Policy Note revisits the country’s efforts to achieve gender equality focusing on the rural and agriculture sector. It likewise recommends measures to enrich the policy narratives on women in the context of rural and agricultural livelihoods.
  • What drives Filipino firms to innovate 

    Albert, Jose Ramon G.; Serafica, Ramonette B.; Quimba, Francis Mark A.; Vizmanos, Jana Flor V.; Bairan, Jose Carlos Alexis C. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-06-30)
    Innovation is recognized as an important driver of productivity, sustained economic growth, and development. It is also a key to finding enduring solutions to socioeconomic and environmental challenges. Moreover, it serves as the main driver behind the ...

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