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Birth of a Think Tank: The founding of PIDS
(Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-09-27)
The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) was founded on September 26, 1977, enabled by Presidential Decree No. 1201. Through 40 years of existence, it has gained national recognition for useful work on economic development issues and ...
Revitalizing Philippine Irrigation: A Systems and Governance Assessment for the 21st Century
(Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2021-01-13)
After years of relative neglect, irrigation has again emerged as the single largest budgetary outlay in government-funded agricultural programs after the world rice price crisis of 2008. Since then, priority for irrigation and rice agriculture has been ...
From Evidence to Policy: Celebrating 40 Years of Policy Research
(Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2018-01-30)
The Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) was founded 40 years ago on September 26, 1977. At that time, its visionary founder, National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Director-General Gerardo Sicat (Chapter 2) designed it as a ...