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Economists push zones for clean local industries

By Julie M. Aurelio to the Philippine Daily Inquirer 3:43 am | Sunday, October 20th, 2013 THE INCREASINGLY concentrated poverty in informal urban settlements is one of the consequences of urbanization. File photo by Arnold Almacen MANILA, Philippines—A network of economists is proposing the creation of “ecosystem zones” where communities can set up livelihood industries …

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Opening speeches in SSE Manila 2013

By David Ingles The 5th International Meeting of Social Solidarity Economy was opened by Mr. Jun Simon, Chairman, National Organizing Committee. More than 400 attendants were present throughout the day in the Film Center, University of The Philippines. The Welcome address was given by Dr. Alfredo Pascual, President of the University of the Philippines. Greetings …

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