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The Philippines

A case study in local planning for children
The Philippines: A case study in local planning for children

Author(s)

Wilfredo G. Nuqui

 

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Publication date: 11

Publication series:
Innocenti Occasional Papers, Decentralization and Local Governance Series

No. of pages: 36

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Abstract

The 1990 World Summit for Children set in motion the development of what were called ‘National Programmes of Action’ in a number of countries. In the Philippines the birth of the overall government plan has been accompanied by that of a number of supporting schemes at the provincial level. This paper examines the preparation and content of these local initiatives. It provides, in so doing, a clear picture of the Philippine experience of ‘decentralisation’ - the process whereby emphasis is transferred from large-scale capital development projects to more sustainable, community-based services for children.
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