Category Archives for Case Study

ANGOC Launches Report on Shrinking Civic Space in Seven Asian Countries

ANGOC Launches Report on Shrinking Civic Space in Seven Asian Countries

In March 2023, the Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ANGOC) launched a publication, “Shrinking Civic Space: The Legal and Political Environment for CSOs in Seven Asian Countries.” This publication is a…
ANGOC Launches Paper on Future Challenges for CSOs in Asia

ANGOC Launches Paper on Future Challenges for CSOs in Asia

In March 2023, the Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ANGOC) released a new study that summarizes a series of conversations on the key challenges faced by civil society organizations (CSOs) involving…
AIM and FF Philippines Launch Study on Implementing Sustainability in the Philippine Banking and Corporate Sectors

AIM and FF Philippines Launch Study on Implementing Sustainability in the Philippine Banking and Corporate Sectors

In February 2023, the Asian Institute of Management (AIM)’s Gov. Jose B. Fernandez, Jr. Center for Sustainable Finance (JBF Center) released a new study, “Implementing Sustainability in the Philippine Banking and Corporate Sectors,” that identifies…
FAIR FINANCE PHILIPPINES BANK POLICY ASSESSMENT 2020

FAIR FINANCE PHILIPPINES BANK POLICY ASSESSMENT 2020

Assessing the Quality of Philippine Banks’ Lending and Underwriting Policies Following the successful 2020 launch of Fair Finance Philippines Bank Policy Assessment 2019, Fair Finance Philippines examined next the 2020 statements, policies, and reports of…
Agricultural Financing: A Landbank Case Study 

Agricultural Financing: A Landbank Case Study 

The study examines the role of the Landbank of the Philippines (LBP) as a government financial institution with a mandate to provide credit services to the agriculture and fisheries sector especially to small farmers and…
Impacts of Synthetic Chemical Spraying to the Health and Wellbeing of Women Agrarian Reform Beneficiary 

Impacts of Synthetic Chemical Spraying to the Health and Wellbeing of Women Agrarian Reform Beneficiary 

The paper analyzes the impacts of aerial spraying on the well-being of farming communities, specifically how it affects women. One of the recommendations of the study is for financial institutions to strengthen their due diligence…
The Pest Called Credit Insecurity: Case Studies on Agricultural Credit Programs for Smallholder Farmers in Five Asian Countries

The Pest Called Credit Insecurity: Case Studies on Agricultural Credit Programs for Smallholder Farmers in Five Asian Countries

A major constraint to the productivity of farmers is their lack of access to sufficient support and credit for investing in crops, technology, or security amidst risks and in the face of shocks. Though credit…
WHEN BIG BUSINESSES’ AND FARMERS’ INTERESTS COLLIDE: RAMPANT LAND CONVERSION IS SHRINKING FARMERS’ LANDS THREATENING FOOD SECURITY IN THE PHILIPPINES

WHEN BIG BUSINESSES’ AND FARMERS’ INTERESTS COLLIDE: RAMPANT LAND CONVERSION IS SHRINKING FARMERS’ LANDS THREATENING FOOD SECURITY IN THE PHILIPPINES

  In 2019, the Philippines had a rice production deficit of more than 1.4 million metric tons. Despite this, farmlands are shrinking in the country, bringing threats of food insecurity for its growing rice-eating population. …
FAIR FINANCE PHILIPPINES BANK POLICY ASSESSMENT 2019

FAIR FINANCE PHILIPPINES BANK POLICY ASSESSMENT 2019

Assessing the Quality of Philippine Banks’ Lending and Underwriting Policies The Fair Finance Philippines Policy Assessment reviewed the policies of five major banks in the Philippines across 11 different themes. These banks were BDO, BPI,…
POGO FUNDING AMID COVID-19

POGO FUNDING AMID COVID-19

Reviewing POGO revenue as a funding source through a BHR lens The Philippine government has consistently defended the legality and continued operations of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) despite calls for their shutdown from Filipino…