poverty

Poverty incidence of farmers and fisherfolk

October 17, 2020

The agriculture sector’s annual growth was only at 2.1% on average in 2017-2019, and its share in the economy has reached its smallest in Philippine history at 7.8% of GDP in 2019.

The pre-COVID-19 plight of the poor and government’s old ways

April 22, 2020

BIRD FEED

Doesn’t the plight of the poor tell us that something is wrong with the way things are and needs fixing? That relief for millions of vulnerable households is still taking too long to arrive now that there is a public health emergency bares government’s long-standing unconcern for them.

On the sixth week of lockdown: Millions of Filipinos going hungry, suffer amid worst mass unemployment in history

April 21, 2020

NEWS

Millions of Filipinos are going hungry and suffering the worst mass unemployment in the country’s history as the sixth week of lockdown begins.

Unwanted Normalcies

April 12, 2020

Dealing with COVID-19: Just reboot the economy?

March 30, 2020

POLICY NOTE

The coronavirus pandemic and the expansive efforts to address it are new and unprecedented. But they also exposed many old problems that have always been there.

Luzon income inequality in the time of COVID-19

March 22, 2020

INFOGRAPHIC
Luzon income inequality in the time of COVID-19

Govt methodology underestimates number of poor Filipinos—IBON

December 7, 2019

Poverty estimates according to this methodology are unbelievably low and unrealistic

Underreported poverty

August 1, 2019

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