The Asian Rural-Urban Development and Peace Institute (ARDEP) started as an informal movement of Academicians in early 2000 working for public policy research, community development extension, social enterprise initiatives in areas of value-chain approaches and environmental related activities including upland children’s rights and population management.
JFLFI-ARDEP hold YP Design Challenge for Visayas-Mindanao
YP Design Challenge Visayas-Mindanao first placeThe JF Ledesma Foundation Inc. (JFLFI), in collaboration with the Asian Rural-Urban Development and Peace Institute, Inc., organized its own YP Design Challenge for young professionals and students in the Visayas and Mindanao region. (JFLFI is the partner organization of TAO-Pilipinas which spearheads YP activities in Visayas and Mindanao while TAO-Pilipinas organizes those in Luzon.) The design competition was themed “Incremental Housing Design and Development for the Slum Dwellers: The YP-VisMin MDG Challenge.”