Luisa Maria Jacinta C. Jocson

ADB touts microfinance role in building resilience vs climate change

ADB touts microfinance role in building resilience vs climate change

MICROFINANCE institutions (MFIs) should be tapped in helping build resilience against climate change, especially for poorer and more vulnerable communities, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB). “Economic development supporting small- and medium-sized enterprises contributes to the resilience of the poor and vulnerable, including in urban areas,” the ADB said …

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DBM’s Pangandaman sees Procurement Service delivering more savings as government digitizes

DBM’s Pangandaman sees Procurement Service delivering more savings as government digitizes

THE Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said its Procurement Service (PS) is expected to deliver on its potential to realize significant cost savings for the government with further digitalization, despite recent questions about its performance with regard to a laptop computer order for the Education department. Budget Secretary Amenah …

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