What will it take to get the Philippines out of its poverty trap?

What will it take to get the Philippines out of its poverty trap?

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by Arsenio M. Balisacan
2005 | Policy Brief Series Vol. 2005 No. 4 | 2 pages
  • Print 1656-8818
  • e-ISSN 2599-3917
English

The country, in its bid to win the war against poverty, using very limited resources, must be more aggressive in realigning and focusing on areas where the real difference will be most felt by the poor.

Focus on agriculture and rural development.

Move away from populist policies.

Address low productivity.