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  • Evaluation of national irrigation systems in the Philippines 

    Clemente, Roberto S.; Fajardo, Arthur L.; Jr., Vicente G. Ballaran; Ureta, Julie Carl P. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2019-07-30)
    This Policy Note highlights the results and recommendations of a case study on the technical and institutional evaluation of 39 selected NIS in the Philippines (Table 1). It evaluates the policy and institutional framework governing irrigation development ...
  • Issues on communal irrigation systems in the Philippines 

    Jr., Roger A. Luyun; Elazegui, Dulce D. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2019-06-30)
    Despite massive efforts and funding to support irrigation development, the increase in irrigated areas has been minimal in the Philippines (Luyun 2015; Inocencio et al. 2016). This is particularly true in Mindanao, where the development of irrigation ...
  • Mobilizing local governments to prevent child stunting 

    Herrin, Alejandro N.; Abrigo, Michael R.M.; Tam, Zhandra C.; Ortiz, Danica A.P. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2019-05-30)
    This Policy Note reviews the current international and national focus on child stunting prevention, including health and nutrition programs and status of nutrition outcomes among mothers and children. It discusses factors contributing to the limited ...
  • Financial sector development: A review 

    Milo, Melanie S. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2019-05-30)
    This Policy Note reviews the country’s financial sector development, or the expansion and elaboration over time of the financial structure, a major policy issue and objective in itself. Using the data from World Bank Global Financial Development database, ...

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