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DRDF
Demographic Research and Development Foundation, Inc.  
 
The Demographic Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (DRDF) is a non-profit, non-stock private organization established in 1983 by the faculty of the UPPI to promote, develop, undertake, and enhance population and development research, training, and other related activities.

It is also a repository of national and subnational datasets on population and reproductive health studies (PopArchive).

Vision
DRDF is the leading center for scientifically sound, rigorous and cutting-edge research and capacity development in demography and population studies in the Asia-Pacific region.

Mission
DRDF supports the University of the Philippines Population Institute (UPPI) in the conduct of :

1. Scientific research,
2. Capacity development in demography and population studies,
3. Publication of scholarly research, and
4. Dissemination of population-related information

for policy formulation, program implementation, and for the general public.

It operates within the core tenet of achieving excellence in contributing to human development in support of the nation’s goals and aspirations.


The DRDF's main functions:
 
Training
Conducts regular trainings for practitioners in government and non-governmental agencies in the integration of demographic issues in development planning;
 
Research
Conducts researches and studies significant for policy development and program management purposes;
 
Dissemination
Serves as a focal point for the dissemination of knowledge in the population field.
 
 
 
   

Contact Information

Grace T. Cruz, Ph.D.
Chairperson
Demographic Research and Development Foundation, Inc.
c/o U.P. Population Institute
3rd Floor, Palma Hall, University of the Philippines, Diliman
1101 Quezon City, Philippines
Telephone No: (+632) 981-8500 local 2457 or 2469
Telefax: (+632) 920-5402
Email: drdf@drdf-uppi.net

Board of Trustees

Josefina V. Cabigon, Ph.D.
Grace T. Cruz, Ph.D.
Eliseo A. de Guzman
Josefina N. Natividad, Ph.D.
Maria Paz N. Marquez
Nimfa B. Ogena, Ph.D.
Zelda C. Zablan, D.T.C.

Research Projects

2010 Endline Survey for the UNFPA 6th
     Country Programme
Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study 4
    (Questionnaire Development)
Strengthening Reproductive Health in the
    Philippines
Marital Arrangements in Flux?: Union
    Formation in Selected Areas in the
    Philippines
Study of HIV-AIDS Situation in the
    Philippines
2002 Young Adult Fertility & Sexuality Study
    (YAFS 3)
Further Analysis of the 1996 and 2000
    Philippine Elderly Surveys

Sponsors/Collaborators

Alan Guttmacher Institute
David and Lucille Packard Foundation
East-West Center
Ford Foundation
Nihon University, Japan
Path Foundation
Philippine Population Association
Population Council
The Futures Groups, International
United Nations Population Fund
United States Agency for International Development

 
       
 
   
 
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U.P. Population Institute, 3/F Palma Hall, U.P. Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines 1101