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CRCFI Research Fund selected research proposals for AY 2023-2024

By |July 19th, 2023|Digital Sector, Energy Industry, Expertise, Family and Youth Education, Food and Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Industry, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, Social Economics, Transportation and Logistics|

The Center for Research and Communication Foundation, Inc. (CRCFI) is pleased to announce the research proposals that were chosen by the Selection Committee for the AY 2023-2024 run of the Research Fund: 1. "Pilot Testing the Institutionalization of Service Contracting Towards the Establishment of A Public Transit Authority in LGUs as a Viable Catalyst for ... continue reading

What Investors Can Expect from the Philippines Post-Pandemic

By |April 4th, 2023|Digital Sector, Energy Industry, Expertise, Family and Youth Education, Food and Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Industry, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, Social Economics, Transportation and Logistics|

The Covid-19 pandemic has caught the world by surprise – both first world countries and third world countries alike. Despite this, nations around the globe are sure to bounce back from this challenge as we try to navigate the situation in what we call as the “new normal.” Looking on the bright side, this trying ... continue reading

The Importance of Institution Building

By |March 16th, 2023|CRC Insights, Digital Sector, Energy Industry, Family and Youth Education, Food and Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Industry, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, Social Economics, Transportation and Logistics|

The Founder of ICD and ISA, Dr. Jess Estanislao… outlined a very comprehensive approach to improving governance at all levels of Philippine society. He highlights the critical importance of institution building, the key to long-term sustainable and equitable development. The missing link has been the sustained institutional strengthening and transformation program on the ... continue reading

How Plantitos, Plantitas Can Help Save Philippine Agriculture

By |February 18th, 2023|Expertise, Food and Agribusiness|

Who knew that aside from the new normal, the pandemic would also give rise to numerous new trends and even hobbies? Take home gardening, for example. With everyone being cooped up inside their respective homes, Filipinos turned to something that would make their stay worthwhile, and voila! Caring for plants has become a trend. The ... continue reading

How the Philippines Can Become a First World Country, According to Renowned Economist, Dr. Bernardo M. Villegas

By |January 31st, 2023|CRC Insights, Digital Sector, Energy Industry, Family and Youth Education, Food and Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Industry, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, Social Economics, Transportation and Logistics|

“The title of this book is unapologetically ambitious. Yes, I am strongly convinced that those who are in their 20s and early 30s today (the so- called ‘millennials’ and ‘centennials’) will live to see the Philippines become a First World country.” … The decade spanning ... continue reading

CALABARZON, Central Luzon, CAR, and SOCCKSARGEN – The New Metropolises in the Philippines for FDIs to Invest in, says eminent economist

By |January 20th, 2023|Digital Sector, Energy Industry, Expertise, Food and Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Industry, Transportation and Logistics|

Metro Manila has long faced issues of decongestion. With businesses opening left and right to buildings rising one after another, those seeking for better jobs continue to flock to Manila resulting in overcrowding and traffic congestion. Data shows that through the government’s various efforts, numerous areas are now looking to become the new metropolises and ... continue reading

Family Farm Schools Are Improving The Philippines’ Agricultural Productivity

By |January 17th, 2023|CRC Insights, Food and Agribusiness, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, Social Economics|

“Something has to be done to retain as many young people as possible in the agribusiness sector which consists not only in farming but also post-harvest, supply chain and logistics (e.g. cold storage), and food processing, among others.” The whole nation must remain focused on ... continue reading

What’s Next After Build Build Build?

By |January 10th, 2023|Expertise, Infrastructure and Industry|

If one will ask what the previous government administration was known for, most of the answers will probably be the “Build, Build, Build” program. According to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), through this project, over 6.5 million Filipinos have been provided jobs between 2016 to 2020. Some of the completed projects under ... continue reading

How Covid-19 Has Impacted the Remittances of OFWs and the Country’s Macroeconomy

By |January 6th, 2023|CRC Insights, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work, Social Economics|

“Despite the challenges brought about by the pandemic, remittances remained resilient. Based on the results from the model simulated for our first objective, it showed that remittances actually cushion GDP, consumption, and national savings in hard times. Literature also showed how Filipinos send more money in times of distress to help households cope.” ... continue reading

Discover the Value of FDIs to the Philippines’ Agriculture and Find Out How CRC – the Premiere Consultancy Group on Public Service Law – Can Help

By |January 4th, 2023|Expertise, Food and Agribusiness|

With the Philippines being a highly agricultural country, it’s safe to say that the agriculture sector is one that the country must develop and help continue to flourish. According to statista.com, “the contribution of the agriculture, forestry, and fishing sector industry to the GDP of the Philippines was at 9.6 percent in 2021.” In addition, ... continue reading