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PN 2009-11: Focus on Barangay Economic Development

Because the barangay is considered to be the local government unit closest to the people in terms of access and proximity, its role in local service delivery cannot be undermined. Hence, it is important for a barangay to learn how to maximize and use its limited funds effectively and efficiently so that such can redound to economic gains that would allow the barangay to support the generation and delivery of local services to its constituents. How and where can the barangay use its limited resources?

Philippine Institute for Development Studies
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Lavado, Rouselle F.; Layug, Allan S.; Pantig, Ida Marie T.; local government unit expenditures; local governance; decentralization and service delivery; institutions; local development; local service delivery; Local Government Units (LGUs);
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