Dr. Corazon Anzano of the Department of Business Administration has been requested by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) to present the results of the commissioned study entitled “Evaluation of the Impact of the Agricultural Insurance Program of the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) on Agricultural Producers in Central Visayas” to the members of the Economic Development Committee (EDC) on 6 September 2016.

After Dr. Anzano’s presentation, The EDC passed Resolution No. 16 (s.2016), recommending that the Regional Development Council (RDC) enjoin Central Visayas LGUs to encourage farmers to secure insurance from PCIC, and to provide partial or full subsidy for insurance premiums as part of the LGUs’ agriculture assistance program or disaster risk reduction management program.

Dr. Corazon Anzano led the research team together with Mr. Julian Thomas Alvarez, Mr. Jan Lorenzo Alegado, Mr. Christopher Bacungan, Mr. Gerard Go and Mr. Alan Tabanao of the Department of Economics.

Source: Department of Business Administration
13 January 2017