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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

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 Drives Workers to Go Abroad?

By |February 22nd, 2022|CRC Insights, CRC Publications, Expertise, Migration and Overseas Filipino Work|

“What drives workers to go abroad is not absolute poverty or unemployment. The majority of the workers who go abroad have skills that are remunerated at levels three to ten times (even more in the case of seafarers) what they can earn here. In fact, the ones who become OFWs are not those ... continue reading