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SEARCA Study Shows CARP Will Boost Negros Sugar Output - Manila Bulletin

SEARCA Study Shows CARP Will Boost Negros Sugar Output - Manila Bulletin | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
Manila Bulletin, the nation's leading newspaper, brings you the latest news and current events in the Philippines and abroad daily, since 1900.
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Business Management: Value Chain Analysis

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5 ARB groups present agro enterprise plans - Visayan Daily Star

5 ARB groups present agro enterprise plans - Visayan Daily Star | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
5 ARB groups present agro enterprise plans Visayan Daily Star The Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Organizations from Calatrava, San Carlos City and Cadiz City presented their proposed agro-enterprise projects to officials at a project orientation...
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DAR gives land to 84 Negros farmers - Philippine Star

DAR gives land to 84 Negros farmers - Philippine Star | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
The Department of Agrarian Reform installed 84 new agrarian reform beneficiaries in Negros Occidental, an official said on Wednesday.

 
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New law to keep PH sugar cheaper - Tempo

New law to keep PH sugar cheaper - Tempo | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
-*+The Senate agriculture and food committee said yesterday an assured additional government funding for the sugar industry would make Philippine sugar compete with sugar from members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) when...
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Fisheries code amendments oppressive, says fishing group - Rappler

Fisheries code amendments oppressive, says fishing group - Rappler | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
The amendments to the Fisheries Code lapsed into law on February 27 without the President’s signature
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20,000 Protesters Hold Demonstrations Across Brazil

20,000 Protesters Hold Demonstrations Across Brazil | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
Brazilian social movements are staging massive protests across Brazil demanding agrarian reform.
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DAR bares list of 44 anti-CARP lawmakers - Inquirer.net

DAR bares list of 44 anti-CARP lawmakers - Inquirer.net | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
The House of Representatives has sat on the bill calling for the extension and reform of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) even though its
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DAR list of anti-CARP solons might hurt back-channel talks on agrarian reform – Rep. Baguilat

DAR list of anti-CARP solons might hurt back-channel talks on agrarian reform – Rep. Baguilat | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
The publication of the Department of Agrarian Reform’s (DAR) list  of 44 House members who are reportedly against extending the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) might jeopardize ongoing back-channel talks aimed at increasing the number...
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Studies on microcredit's impact remain inconclusive. Where do we go from here?

Studies on microcredit's impact remain inconclusive. Where do we go from here? | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
Microcredit alone may not transform many people’s lives. But it can be a part of the equation that does. Poverty is a multi-dimensional issue that requires a multi-dimensional approach. Why then do...
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What impact investors can learn from microfinance | Devex

What impact investors can learn from microfinance | Devex | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
What impact investors can learn from microfinance Devex From one perspective, microfinance is the model that makes the case for impact investing: billions in capital mobilized from private investors to scale up delivery of beneficial products and...

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Convince me, Benitez says on CARP bills - Visayan Daily Star (press release)

Convince me, Benitez says on CARP bills - Visayan Daily Star (press release) | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
Convince me, Benitez says on CARP bills
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“They should convince us that the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program was a success for us to agree to extend it,” Rep. Alfredo Benitez (Neg.
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Ten Nonprofit Funding Models (SSIR)

Ten Nonprofit Funding Models (SSIR) | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
For-profit executives use business models—such as "low-cost provider" or "the razor and the razor blade"—as a shorthand way to describe the way companies are built and sustained.

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Philippines, Indonesia start talks on fishing pact - Sun.Star

Philippines, Indonesia start talks on fishing pact - Sun.Star | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
THE Philippines and Indonesia have initiated talks that could signal the revival of a bilateral fishing agreement that lapsed in 2006, the Department of Agriculture said Sunday.
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Looking for new ways to serve Muslim microfinance clients | End ...

Looking for new ways to serve Muslim microfinance clients | End ... | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
An estimated 650 million Muslims live on less than $2 a day. Islamic microfinance can help bring the poor into the financial mainstream.
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Impact investing is changing lives, not finances

Impact investing is changing lives, not finances | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
So-called impact investing, which aims to provide a tangible social benefit as well as a financial return, is excelling at improving lives, even if the monetary returns are softening, according to analysis of 82 large investors.

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DA partners with WEF-Grow Asia - Inquirer.net

DA partners with WEF-Grow Asia - Inquirer.net | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
DA partners with WEF-Grow Asia Inquirer.net The Department of Agriculture has formalized its partnership with Grow Asia Agriculture Forum through the newly formed Philippine Partnership for Sustainable Agriculture (PPSA), which it hopes will become...
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BusinessWorld | Gov’t can still act on agrarian reform petitions

BusinessWorld | Gov’t can still act on agrarian reform petitions | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
THE PHILIPPINE government can still act on petitions that seek to place landholdings under agrarian reform if these processes were already pending when the land reform law expired on June 30 last year.
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Gov’t releases P2-B loan assistance for Yolanda-hit micro-entrepreneurs | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines

Gov’t releases P2-B loan assistance for Yolanda-hit micro-entrepreneurs | Manila Bulletin | Latest Breaking News | News Philippines | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
Manila Bulletin, the nation's leading newspaper, brings you the latest news and current events in the Philippines and abroad daily, since 1900.
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P286-M agriculture projects in Davao - Sun.Star

P286-M agriculture projects in Davao - Sun.Star | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
THE regional office of the Department of Agriculture (DA) reported that a total of five infrastructure projects, with a total amount of P286.28 million, under the Philippine Rural Development Plan (PR...
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Filipino farmers protest long-delayed proposed laws on agrarian reform | Mindanao Examiner

Filipino farmers protest long-delayed proposed laws on agrarian reform | Mindanao Examiner | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
Filipino farmers shaves their heads shaved to protest the failure of law makers to immediately pass bills that will extend and overhaul the implementation of
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Supporting social entrepreneurship to address poverty in South Asia - Devex

Supporting social entrepreneurship to address poverty in South Asia - Devex | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
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Supporting social entrepreneurship to address poverty in South Asia
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To irrigate her farm, a woman uses a foot-operated pump developed by International Development Enterprises India, a not-for-profit social enterprise.
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Looking for new ways to serve Muslim microfinance clients | End ...

Looking for new ways to serve Muslim microfinance clients | End ... | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
An estimated 650 million Muslims live on less than $2 a day. Islamic microfinance can help bring the poor into the financial mainstream.
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Farmers vow hunger strike as agrarian reform bills being 'held hostage' in House - Inquirer.net

Farmers vow hunger strike as agrarian reform bills being 'held hostage' in House - Inquirer.net | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
Farmers from various parts of the country threatened to launch a three-day hunger strike if Congress fails to pass two bills which will extend the
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Coco replanting gets new coordinating body - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Coco replanting gets new coordinating body - BusinessWorld Online Edition | social enterprise, microfinance, agroenterprise & the farmers | Scoop.it
A NEW inter-agency body has been created to fast-track coconut tree planting to replace the losses from typhoon Yolanda, with the 16 million uprooted trees replaced at a rate of only 20% more than a year after the storm.
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