03 Sep 2018

The Philippine Air Force supports the nationwide celebration of the 16th 'Development Policy Research Month (DPRM) through the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) commemorated officially every September of the year.

With the theme "Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Creating Our Future Today", the Proclamation underscores the "need for promoting, enhancing, instilling, and drawing awareness and appreciation on the importance and necessity of policy research" in development planning and policymaking.

The observance of the DPRM is also intended to cultivate a strong culture of research and use of data and evidence among the country's national and local decision makers in policy making and program planning.

The event was formally launched by the virtue of Malacaņang Proclamation No. 247 dated September 2, 2002.

For more information, you may visit the DPRM website at (OVPPD)