All Blog Posts Tagged 'Philippines' (96)

Save the Oceans, Feed the World, Make a Profit?

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David Bank

What’s good for the fish is good for the fishing communities — and for impact investors.

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/1/images/cleardot.gif" />That’s the thesis of three new vehicles for investing in sustainable fisheries that will be tested in the Philippines, Chile and Brazil over the next two years and then offered to investors more broadly.

Former New York City Mayor Michael…

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Added by Dowser on March 21, 2014 at 7:01am — No Comments

Wisdom Weaving: Defending Ancestral Domains Through Integrating Indigenous People’s Practices with Philippine Laws

Recently, the Resource-Based Conflict and Peacebuilding Traning Program of the Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute in the Philippines held their graduation exercises for the Indigenous People involved in the two-year training. A member of the team, Tito Fiel, wrote an article about the graduation and the…

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Added by Fred Goddard on March 18, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

How can external providers of assistance insure that aid meets the needs of the population?

This blog post was originally posted on our bog CDA Perspectives, November 26, 2013

Haiti to Haiyan: Three Part Guidance Note Series on Effective Disaster Response. This is part 3 of the series. Part 1 can be found …

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Added by CDA on January 14, 2014 at 11:25am — No Comments

How can disaster response contribute to long-term development?

This blog post was originally posted on our bog CDA Perspectives, November 18, 2013

Haiti to Haiyan: Three Part Guidance Note Series on Effective Disaster Response

How can disaster response contribute to long-term development?

Key lessons from Rising from the Ashes: Development…

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Added by CDA on January 14, 2014 at 11:24am — No Comments

How can we prevent humanitarian aid from worsening contexts?

This blog post was originally posted on our bog CDA Perspectives, November 19, 2013

Haiti to Haiyan: Three Part Guidance Note Series on Effective Disaster Response. This is part 2 of the series. Part 1 can be found HERE.

How can we prevent humanitarian aid from worsening contexts?

Key Lessons…

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Added by CDA on January 14, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Navigating the Rise of Sunni-Shia Violent Sectarianism

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the web site, click here.

By Qamar-ul Huda

Sectarianism and extremist violence between…

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Added by Viola Gienger on November 18, 2013 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Zero Waste, From Dream to Reality in the Philippines

By Anne Larracas and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives

“Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste” features new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy that are circling the globe. Each week, we highlight a success story in the zero waste movement, excerpted from a report by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA). GAIA is a powerful worldwide alliance of more than 650 grassroots groups,…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on December 3, 2012 at 7:09pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict… February 29th- March 7th, 2012.

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on March 10, 2012 at 3:09pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... February 22nd-29th, 2012.

  • US Secretary of State Clinton announced she had a “constructive discussion” of common concerns with her counterpart in Pakistan on Thursday; new details about American drone strikes were revealed by Reuters; Pakistani jets…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 29, 2012 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Muslim Women in a Christian Community

Erick Brocoy

Phillipines

Community cooperation and cohesiveness increase while livelihoods and incomes become steady. The people develop an…

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Added by Caroline Anderson on February 15, 2012 at 9:38am — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... February 1st-8th, 2012.

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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 9, 2012 at 12:56am — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... January 24th- February 1st, 2012.

  • Human Rights Watch released a report accusing Myanmar/Burma and its army of continuing a “systematic repression” of citizens, including the use of anti-personnel landmines, child soldiers, forced labour, extrajudicial killings, sexual violence and the use of human shields, despite the government’s promise of reform and ceasefire agreements with some ethnic armed…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 1, 2012 at 10:54pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... December 14th-21st, 2011.

  • Relatives of inmates on a hunger strike in Kyrgyzstanpicketed a pretrial detention centre on Wednesday to demand their relatives’ demands be met. The protesters are calling upon reviews for the inmates’ cases, who they claim have been sentenced for crimes they didn’t commit. On Tuesday, the Kyrgyz Parliament…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 21, 2011 at 10:16pm — No Comments

This Week in Asian Conflict... December 8th-14th, 2011.

  • A US citizen was jailed by authorities in Thailand for translating excerpts of a locally banned biography of the King and posting them online. On Friday, the former PM was being questioned by police in connection with a deadly military crackdown on the “Red Shirt” mass opposition protests that…
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Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 14, 2011 at 8:06pm — No Comments

International AIDS Conference: Introduction to Community life competence

Communities have the capacity to take action, based on their strengths, to realize their dreams. Constellation Support Teams develop and nurture the capacity of communities to facilitate communal discussion, reflection, learning and action. They accompany communities on their journey to their…

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Added by Rituu B. Nanda on August 22, 2011 at 3:08pm — No Comments

The threat of private armies and militia to peacemaking

Private militia and armies are a common feature in contemporary violent conflicts and pose a major challenge in the search for peace internationally. Yet, very little research and analysis have been dedicated to those groups so far. A new study entitled Armed Violence in Mindanao: Militia and private armies, seeks to contribute to closing this research gap, and suggests how the prevalence of…

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Added by Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue on July 29, 2011 at 4:18am — 2 Comments

$67.8 BILLION FOREIGN EXCHANGE BY PH STILL RISING

$67.8 BILLION FOREIGN EXCHANGE BY PH STILL RISING

 

Erle Frayne D. Argonza

 

A truly good news, making PH as an endeared country for investments by both domestic and foreign stakeholders. $67.8 Billions—end of Apri 2011 Forex—is equivalent to nearly 14 months of imports, a fact that should make Filipinos happy a bit, more so that the forex reserves is coupled with a strong peso that is among the darling currencies of…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on May 23, 2011 at 9:04pm — No Comments

PACQUIAO VOWS FIGHT VERSUS POVERTY

PACQUIAO VOWS FIGHT VERSUS POVERTY

 

Erle Frayne D. Argonza

 

Good morning from the Pearl of the Orient!

 

Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao, world’s best boxer pound-per-pound and the greatest boxer of the century, just defeated California’s prized fighter Mosley. The fight didn’t only highlight the prowess of the world’s best—and that best could extend to being the world’s top athlete today—but more importantly it heralded…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on May 18, 2011 at 3:23am — No Comments

COÑO PALACE LOTHARIOS, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH BILL: BEDFELLOWS?

Erle Frayne D. Argonza

 

The Coño regime is up, and certain coño palace officials are true to their coño colors: lotharios who would play with girls and even pass them on to their pals after using the sex goddesses for some time. A top level official unabashedly exhibits his true colors in the presidential palace, disturbs palace workers at night to prepare delicacies for drinking session, and may we not add some girls in his company or so?

 

Did I…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on April 25, 2011 at 7:11pm — No Comments

INQUISITIONAL COÑO LIBERALS: FASCISM HIDING IN SACK CLOTH

INQUISITIONAL COÑO LIBERALS: FASCISM HIDING IN SACK CLOTH

 

Erle Frayne D. Argonza

 

As articulated by this analyst in past articles, inquisitional liberalism reveals the true colors of liberals: fascist sui generis. The dividing line between liberalism and fascism is just a thin one, and in some instances such as the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan they are one and the same (liberals = fascists).

 

In the…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on April 22, 2011 at 7:07pm — No Comments

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