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  1. Library Resource

    Philippines Urbanization Review Policy Notes

    Training Resources & Tools
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    May, 2017
    Philippines, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    This policy note discusses strengthening institutions for urban and metropolitan management and service delivery and is part of a broader Philippines urbanization study. Strong institutions are critical to the effective management of cities, the delivery of efficient urban services and infrastructure, and the establishment of an enabling environment for business and job creation.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1997
    Burkina Faso, Switzerland, Chile, Zimbabwe, Austria, Costa Rica, Thailand, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, Tajikistan, Italy, Tanzania, Brazil, India, Mexico, Norway

    The focus of this report is on NRM activities broadly defined as those that promote sustainable agricultural production through improvements in on-farm soil and water management, such as social forestry, micro-watershed management, irrigation water management, and soil conservation.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1987
    India, Tanzania, Italy, Peru, Philippines

    Small-scale forest-based processing enterprises comprise an important, but neglected, part of the forestry and forest industries sector. They process a large part of the raw materials from the forest and supply some of the main markets for forest products, in particular in the rural areas of developing countries.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1998
    Colombia, Philippines, Madagascar, Italy, Indonesia, Bolivia, Niger, Cameroon, Africa, Americas

    In December 1997, FAO hosted a workshop, Pluralism and Sustainable Forestry and Rural Development. to exchange information and experiences and to explore mechanisms, methods and fore for optimizing cooperation among the different groups concerned with the management of forest resources. The workshop was attended by 35 participants representing different organizations (and organizational types, geographic regions and disciplines). The articles in this issue of Unasylva are adaptations of papers presented at that workshop.

  5. Library Resource
    August, 2013
    Philippines

    The Philippines regained a modest growth
    rate of 3.5 percent per annum for 1999-2001, but has not yet
    managed to reduce the incidence of poverty from its 1996
    level. The Medium Term Philippine Development (MTPDP) growth
    targets of over 5 percent per year are attainable, but only
    if the key building blocks for sustained growth - an
    environment conducive to increased investment and
    productivity within both private and public sectors - are

  6. Library Resource
    August, 2013
    Philippines

    This report is intended as an input into
    the Philippine Government's poverty eradication
    strategy. The report aims to update our understanding of the
    nature of poverty and the recent progress in poverty
    reduction in the Philippines. It examines the extent to
    which growth in the nineties has translated into poverty
    reduction and analyzes how well publicly-provided social
    services reach the poor and whether redistributive policies

  7. Library Resource
    August, 2013
    Philippines

    This report is intended as an input into
    the Philippine Government's poverty eradication
    strategy. The report aims to update our understanding of the
    nature of poverty and the recent progress in poverty
    reduction in the Philippines. It examines the extent to
    which growth in the nineties has translated into poverty
    reduction and analyzes how well publicly-provided social
    services reach the poor and whether redistributive policies

  8. Library Resource
    July, 2013
    Philippines

    The Water Resources Sector Strategy
    (WRSS) supports implementation of the Bank's 1993 Water
    Resources Management Policy, using the experience updated
    internationally, with water resources and management. This
    country Water Resources Assistance Strategy (CWRAS)
    identifies the Philippines principal water resource
    challenges, the current situation, how the Bank is assisting
    at present, and what it should in the future. In summary

  9. Library Resource
    July, 2013
    Philippines

    This report reviews two facets of
    decentralization currently engaging policy-makers: 1) the
    sources of financing under decentralization, and, 2)
    cross-cutting processes to strengthen the accountability of
    resource use. It does not assess whether decentralization is
    justified in the Philippines - it approaches the
    arrangements as they exist, and explicitly focuses on
    actions that could be feasibly completed within six to nine

  10. Library Resource
    July, 2013
    Philippines

    T his report analyzes natural resource
    management and governance in the Philippines, identifying
    recent trends, current challenges, and future goals. The
    first half of the report summarizes the status of the
    country's natural resources, describes sector policies,
    institutions, and budget mechanisms, and identifies
    impediments to improvements. The second half focuses on
    three crucial issues for natural resource governance:

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