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It's time for the super fund industry to be used to change disadvantaged lives

It's time for the super fund industry to be used to change disadvantaged lives | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
Impact investing is emerging as a key way to make a difference while delivering financial returns for investors. But everyone needs to get involved
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Citizen Participation and Accountability for Sustainable Development

Citizen Participation and Accountability for Sustainable Development | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
This report articulates three strategies by which the poorest
and most marginalised have attempted to ensure
accountability from national and global policymakers
to local people.
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SDC-HDPRC mobilizes gov't, private sector in poor localities to address constraints to inclusive growth - The National Economic and Development Authority

SDC-HDPRC mobilizes gov't, private sector in poor localities to address constraints to inclusive growth - The National Economic and Development Authority | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
MANILA— In a bid to accelerate poverty reduction and promote growth in areas where the poor are found, the NEDA Social Development Committee – Human Development and Poverty Reduction Cluster (SDC-HDPRC) embarked on a concerted effort among the...
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DAR turns over P50,000 water supply project to Isabela farmers - Business Mirror

DAR turns over P50,000 water supply project to Isabela farmers
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Gamu Municipal Agrarian Reform Program Officer (MARPO) Marirose T.
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Agriculture officials draw plans to lessen drought impact - Philippine Star

Agriculture officials draw plans to lessen drought impact - Philippine Star | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
The Department of Agriculture on Friday assured of interventions to mitigate the impact of drought affecting Central Mindanao and neighboring Moro dominated provinces.
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Fishing in Phl more fun with GPS - Philippine Star

Fishing in Phl more fun with GPS - Philippine Star | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
Fishing is now more fun in this city, thanks to the fish finder gadgets with global positioning system (GPS) turned over by Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II to groups of fishermen here Friday.
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Local government and economic development - The Daily Star

Local government and economic development - The Daily Star | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
Local Government Institutions (LGIs), Local Administration (LA) and local Community Based Organisations (CBOs) evolved, emerged and developed throughout the globe as manifestations of a historical conjuncture particularly situated at time and space.
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Palay, corn production forecast down in Q1 - Rappler

Palay, corn production forecast down in Q1 - Rappler | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
Contraction in harvest areas and drop in yield due to typhoons, among others, pull down the forecast for the quarter, says the Philippine Statistics Authority
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Apec aims for inclusive growth - All Pinoy News

Apec aims for inclusive growth - All Pinoy News | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
MANILA, Philippines–The 21 member-economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) aim to put in place within the next two years measures to make economic growth more inclusive through greater access to finance and improved infrastructure...
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Drowning in debt: the growing threat to Cambodia's poor?

Drowning in debt: the growing threat to Cambodia's poor? | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
In a growing microfinance market, some Cambodians are juggling as many as six separate loans. How can MFIs balance ethical concerns with commercial interest?
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BFAR seeks to develop eel farming - GMA News

BFAR seeks to develop eel farming - GMA News | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources on Tuesday said it aims to increase the number of Philippine provinces engaged in eel farming.
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The Philippines agriculture sector boosted by initiatives - Oxford Business Group

The Philippines agriculture sector boosted by initiatives - Oxford Business Group | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
Having endured several challenging years marked by damaging typhoons, the Philippines’ agricultural industry made a spirited recovery in 2014, setting the scene for further growth this year across a host of segments.
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Dumaguete City steps up organic farming thru an ordinance, establish Trade Center

Dumaguete City steps up organic farming thru an ordinance, establish Trade Center | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
By Jennifer Catan-Tilos DUMAGUETE CITY (PIA) --Dumaguete City has intensified its organic farming with the proposed organic ordinance under the implementation of Republic Act 10068 or Organic Agric...
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Harnessing waste mngt value chain can increase revenue – Idowu Desmennu - Vanguard

Harnessing waste mngt value chain can increase revenue – Idowu Desmennu - Vanguard | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
Vanguard Harnessing waste mngt value chain can increase revenue – Idowu Desmennu Vanguard According to Desmennu, waste, like every product, has its value chain and if properly programmed and harnessed, will lead to increase in internally-generated...
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Business Leadership for an Inclusive Economy: A Framework for Collaboration and Impact

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Business Leadership for an Inclusive Economy: A Framework for Collaboration and Impact<br/>	<br/>	| Reports | BSR | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
This paper introduces BSR’s perspective on the business role in creating an inclusive economy.
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Making rice cultivation more eco-friendly - Rappler

Making rice cultivation more eco-friendly - Rappler | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) suggests a holistic approach in addressing the climate-related problems in agriculture
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Study puts a price on the help that nature provides agriculture - WSU News

Study puts a price on the help that nature provides agriculture - WSU News | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
PULLMAN, Wash. – A team of international scientists has shown that assigning a dollar value to the benefits nature provides agriculture improves the bottom line for farmers while protecting the environment.

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Value Chain Approach - Documents

Value Chain Approach - Documents | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
The Value Chain Approach to Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Taking a value chain approach to economic development and poverty reduction involves addressing the…
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Farming in Luxembourg: New farm bill to boost organic production

Farming in Luxembourg: New farm bill to boost organic production | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
While organic products enjoy increasing popularity in the Grand Duchy, domestic supply cannot keep up with demand, with Agriculture Minister Fernand Etgen saying "we have reached a stalemate".

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Women and organic farming: Ending hunger one garden at a time

Women and organic farming: Ending hunger one garden at a time | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
Women have a big role in ending hunger not just in their families but also in the community
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Solon says bill seeks compensation to landowners - Philippine Star

Solon says bill seeks compensation to landowners - Philippine Star | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
A partylist lawmaker on Friday clarified that House Bill 252 or the Genuine Agrarian Reform Bill provides compensation of landowners whose properties will be set aside and distributed to farmer beneficiaries.
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Farmers group calls for new land reform measure to replace CARP

Farmers group calls for new land reform measure to replace CARP | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
By Alvin MurciaA militant farmers group is urging the House of Representatives to tackle a new land reform bill since the Comprehensive Agrarian Refor...
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Connecting Local Producers in Developing Countries to Regional and Global Value Chains | OECD READ edition

Connecting Local Producers in Developing Countries to Regional and Global Value Chains | OECD READ edition | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
This report analyzes the specific factors that affect the competitiveness of developing countries in global value chains (GVCs), and how these factors

Via W. Robert de Jongh
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Coconut farmers told to diversify beyond copra - GMA News

Coconut farmers told to diversify beyond copra - GMA News | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
Considered as among the poorest in the agriculture sector, coconut farmers are encouraged to diversify their farming system – with the intervention of government and business – to become suppliers not only of raw materials but also high-value...
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Davao town switches to organic rice farming

Davao town switches to organic rice farming | organic agriculture, sustainable development and LED | Scoop.it
Rice farmers here have strengthened the goal of rice self-sufficiency in the Davao region as most of them have converted to organic rice farming.
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