To support the move toward paperless operations as well as to accommodate a wider readership, SDRC has begun uploading titles in its eBooks series. With the recently launched Holding Their Own: Smallholder Production, Marketing and Women Issues in the Philippinesby Ma. Elena Chiong-Javier et.al as its first offering, the Center intends to make all forthcoming book publications available in electronic form. Earlier studies that continue to be of importance to research specialists are also planned to be included in the series.
HOLDING THEIR OWN:
Small Holder Production, Marketing and Women Issues in Philippine Agroforestry
By: Ma. Elena Chiong-Javier and Caroline Duque-Piñon, Agustin R. Mercado, Jr. and Manuel R. Reyes
The book contains six pieces whose coverage includes vegetable-agroforestry intervention, the dualistic vegetable supply chain, farm women’s market participation, vermicomposting, and health consequences experienced by women in agriculture in the Philippines.
QUALITY OF FAMILY PLANNING COUNSELING
Lens from Stakeholders
By: Exaltacion E. Lamberte, Loyd Brendan P. Norella, Jose Alberto S. Reyes and Cristina A. Rodriguez
This volume, produced through the support of USAID and Johns Hopkins University, is the first definitive study on the state of family planning (FP) counseling in the Philippines. It presents the assessment of clients, non-clients, providers, and supervisors on the FP counseling process and methods, personnel, client-provider interaction (CPI), management and support system, and the physical environment of selected public health centers and private clinics nationwide.
CELEBRATING PARTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE IN NUEVA VIZCAYA
By: Pilar Ramos-Jimenez, Saniata P. Masulit and Ysadora F. Mendoza
The book is a useful resource to facilitate the scaling up of good governance practices, illustrating the strategies and mechanisms utilized by the multi-awarded outstanding provincial government of Nueva Vizcaya in developing local capacity. Viral issues confronting the province in its efforts to involve its constituency in different phases of program development and governance are likewise presented.
OURS TO PROTECT AND NURTURE
The Case of Children Needing Special Protection
Edited By: Exaltacion E. Lamberte
This book contains a collection of three separate but closely interrelated works about street children—the first on “The Highly Visible Children ‘in’ the Streets,” the second on “Organizations Working with Street Children: The Challenge to Make a Difference,” and the third on “Well-Being of Street Children who need Special Care and Attention.” Published in collaboration with UNICEF and the National Project on Street Children, it intends to help nurture and protect children—the future human resource and adult citizens of the country.