CSOs Start Assessment of the 2004-2010 MTPDP

 CSOs Start Assessment of the 2004-10 MTPDP The advisers for the  Civil Society Assessment of the Medium Term Philippine Development Plan (MTPDP) for 2004-10 met in Quezon City last June 5, 2009 to review the plans and the framework for the assessment.  The advisers include Archbishop Antonio Ledesma, SJ, archbishop of Cagayan de Oro who […]

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Devt & Change Politics news

Development & Change Politics: strengthening civil society’s engagement in democratic reforms and electoral politics CODE-NGO held the first of a series of Regional Development and Change Politics (DCP) Consultation Workshops in San Fernando City, Pampanga (for Central Luzon) last July 2 to July 4, 2009. These consultation workshops form part of CODE-NGO’s Development and Change […]

Funds for Farmers

Funds for the Farmers By Ernesto Ordoñez (Posted on the Philippine Daily Inquirer 06/26/2009) WHEN IT COMES to funds for the farmers, the Department of Agriculture should be congratulated for getting the long delayed increase in its budget. Last year, it got P28.4 billion, almost double the P15.8 billion it received in 2005. This year, […]


Mourning a Great Loss, Honoring a Great Man

Mourning a Great Loss, Honoring a Great Man CODE-NGO Statement June 10, 2009 It is with deep sorrow that we received news about the June 5, 2009 murder of Renato “Ka Rene” Penas, a man who sought and practiced only peace, justice and solidarity.  Ka Rene of Sumilao, Bukidnon was a leader of many local […]

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Stop Con-Ass, Defend Democracy!

Stop Con-Ass, Defend Democracy! CODE-NGO Statement on HR 1109 on Con-Ass We, the Caucus of Development NGO Networks (CODE-NGO), are outraged by the shameless railroading of House Resolution No. 1109, which would empower Congress to convene as a constituent assembly (Con-ass) with the members of the two houses of Congress voting jointly instead of separately. […]