Research papers generated by our own analysts as well as other experienced professionals and post-graduate students inspired and/or assisted by IISLA based on our fields of expertise and engagement.
Rural Finance in the Philippines: An Overview of Policies, Practices and Challenges
This report offers a landscape analysis of the rural financial system shaped by a myriad of policy and regulatory frameworks.
Beyond Agricultural Policies and Financing: A forecast on supply and demand of rice and vegetables in the Philippines
This report offers insights into the current food system and culture of the Philippines, highlighting the existing structural challenges and some initiatives to address them.
Food Sovereignty and Rice Self-Sufficiency: Food System Alternatives for the Philippines
Food sovereignty is presented as an alternative model that subsumes wealth accumulation under social production, emphasising the centrality of production in the valued life of farmers and peasants.
Collection of learning materials produced, inspired and/or supported by IISLA made available to the public.
Insights and thoughts of IISLA and its network.
Rural Development Beyond Microfinance
Along with the inaccessibility of capital are many on-the-ground challenges including farmers’ lack of sufficient information about their risk profile, their weak credit absorption capacity, and most of all, their limited cash flow to pay the loans. Education is needed on the ground to help farmers understand these challenges.
IISLA Partners with Numbers with Matter PH
IISLA and Numbers That Matter PH will be partnering for a new program that puts the spotlight on understanding and, ultimately, evaluating social impact vis-a-vis financial sustainability and conscious investment.
Inclusive Innovations: A Summary
Inclusive Innovations is one of two same-day, back-to-back events hosted by IISLA Ventures last October 6, 2020. The event relaunched IISLA Ventures to chosen partners, collaborators, and stakeholders in the social impact community.
Agripreneurship Beyond Farming: A Summary
In keeping with IISLA Ventures’ mission to be a conduit for rural prosperity, it continues to host a monthly session of knowledge-based webinars and on-the-ground events called IISLA Forum. Last October 06, 2020, the platform hosted two same-day, back-to-back events called Inclusive Innovations and Agripreneurship Beyond Farming.