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ACSPPA Book 13: Propelling Growth, Managing Costs: A Challenge to Local Governments

Takes a distinctive look at emerging trends and features that currently characterize growth and governance at the local level. Through in-depth, exploratory case studies of three localities, the back rurals, the specific experiences of local governments, teh private sector, displaced farmers and fishers, and other stakeholders grappling with the growth imperative to catalyze growth and manage its impacts at the local level. The book paints three portraits of growth, the rise of power, steel and cement plants in Calaca Batangas in the CALABARZON; commercial growth and urban poor resettlement issues in Naga City which is part of the Legaspi-Iriga-Daet-Naga Growth Corridors, Phase I ofan international airport project in rural Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental of the Cagayan de Oro-Iligan Growth Corridors.

Ateneo Center for Social Policy and Public Affairs
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Tumbaga, Letty C.; Sabado, Marilou M.; governance; poverty; decentralization; Local Government Units (LGUs);
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