Unlock MSME potential through global value chains, say PIDS, WB
Experts recommend adopting a holistic approach to urban environment resilience
Research and policy stakeholders in Mindanao join forces at the 2nd Mindanao Policy Research Forum
Following the successful gathering of Mindanawon researchers and policymakers in Davao City in 2015, state think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) and the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) held the 2nd Mindanao Policy Research Forum in Butuan City on September 1, 2016. To better link policy stakeholders and the research community in the region, this year’s event was co-organized by Butuan-based Father Saturnino Urios University (FSUU) and the Commission on Higher Education-Caraga (CHED-Caraga
PIDS, PIA to hold press conference to herald start of DPRM 2016
2016 Policy Research Month focuses on risk reducion and building resilience
Investing in risk reduction and building a resilient economy is the focus of this year’s celebration of the Development Policy Research Month (DPRM). Celebrated every September in accordance with Presidential Proclamation No. 247, DPRM is a nationwide information and advocacy event being led by state think tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) since 2003. It aims at raising public awareness on the importance of policy research in nation-building and at promoting broad-based literacy of development issues confronting the country.