[APD 2018: People empowerment through social enterprise] Dept. of Trade and Industry, the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao

Local Government
Social Finance / Impact Measurement
Public Policy / Legal Framework

Presented at: Asia Policy Dialogue, Thematic Dialogue Group 1. Public funding for promoting SSE, Seoul 2018

Organisation: Department of Trade and Industry - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, Philippines 

Date: July 6th, 2018 

PresenterMr. Anwar Malang (Regional Secretary)

Contact: anwar.malang06@yahoo.com 


- The main argument was “People empowerment through social enterprise-poverty reduction by industry development and entrepreneurship”.
- Goal and strategy of ARMM are to create employment, generate investments and increase revenue.
- Poverty should be decreased.
- Trade regulation and consumer protection are committed to developing an environment where an empowered, responsible consumer sector exists.
- The shift to a new paradigm on livelihood programs created the social enterprise division under its technical management services-a first of its kind in the Philippines.