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Law establishing community-based monitoring system inked

“It entails a census of households undertaken by the LGUs with the participation of the community using accelerated poverty profiling system in the …

by · Wednesday, 17 July 2019 · Philippines

Pre-Sona: Government policy widened inequality

Based on the 2015 Poverty Statistics, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said the income of the poorest Filipinos, which averaged P86,000 a year, …

by · Tuesday, 16 July 2019 · Philippines

CBCP issues ‘urgent call’ on climate emergency

CALLING today’s situation a climate emergency, the country’s Catholic bishops are appealing to everyone to commit to environmental and ecological …

by · Tuesday, 16 July 2019 · Philippines

El Niño delays first rice cropping

… is in line with the Poverty Alleviation Project of the Department of Agriculture … until 2022 after the town was identified with high incidence of poverty.

by · Tuesday, 16 July 2019 · Philippines

Duterte signs innovation, poverty-monitoring legislation

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law two measures — the Philippine Innovation Act and the Community-Based Monitoring System Act.

by · Tuesday, 16 July 2019 · Philippines

New law establishes community-based monitoring system

… municipality as an economic and social tool towards the formulation and implementation of targeted poverty alleviation and development programs.

by · Tuesday, 16 July 2019 · Philippines

Turkey ‘among top performers’ in eradicating poverty

Turkey has achieved progress in eradicating poverty, reducing inequalities and addressing the needs of vulnerable groups, a senior official said …

by · Tuesday, 16 July 2019 · Turkey

PH framework for food security, zero-hunger being finalized

… group of the Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (PAHP) is close to finalizing the framework for food security and poverty alleviation program.

by · Tuesday, 16 July 2019 · Philippines

Duterte signs law on community-based poverty analysis

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law forming a community-based monitoring system that aims to improve poverty analysis in the …

by · Tuesday, 16 July 2019 · Philippines

The ‘broader economy’ is our bright spot

… low underemployment (15.6%) and unemployment (5.2%) (PSA), our lowest poverty rate in history at 21%, lowest self-rated poverty at 38% (SWS).

by · Monday, 15 July 2019 · Philippines