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The Foundation has for its Board of Advisers, former Prime Minister Cesar E.A. Virata and former Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Dr. Gerardo Sicat. The Foundation is led by its Board of Trustees composed of former Finance Secretary Roberto de Ocampo, OBE as Chairman, and former Finance Undersecretary Romeo Bernardo as Vice-Chairman. Business columnist Mr. Calixto Chikiamco acts as President together with former Finance Secretary Ernest Leung as Treasurer and Atty. Ricardo Balatbat as Executive Director and Corporate Secretary. Other Trustees include Monetary Board member Dr. Felipe Medalla, former Presidential Adviser for Strategic Projects Gloria Tan-Climaco, corporate lawyer Perry Pe, investment bankers Simon Paterno, Eddie Gana, and Vaughn Montes, international trade law adviser Anthony Abad, and urban land planning expert Dr. Art Corpuz.

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Aerial Technology for Property Rights

August 22, 2016

August 16, 2016   In its East Asia and the Pacific update, the World Bank states that 11 million out of a total of 24 million parcels of land in the Philippines – nearly half of all parcels in the country – are untitled due to lack of documentation, slow land titling processes, delays in […]


Documenting property rights in the Philippines with drone technology

August 11, 2016

August 5, 2016   There are 24 million land parcels in the Philippines, and only half of them are titled. People without clearly defined property rights can’t make prudent long-range economic plans, so the Foundation for Economic Freedom, Inc., an Atlas Network partner based in the Philippines, has worked to document Filipino citizens’ property claims […]


Business groups look to work with Duterte

July 4, 2016

June 21, 2016 Key business leaders made it known on Tuesday they will support the government under President-elect Rodrigo R. Duterte and the push toward a more inclusive economy, or one that benefits as many Filipinos from the still-expanding Southeast Asian nation. On the second day of the Sulong Pilipinas: Hakbang Tungo sa Kaunlaran business […]