Rainier V. Almazan

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RAINIER V. ALMAZAN is a development management practitioner and an Associate Professor of Social Work at the College of Social Work & Community Development (CSWCD) of the University of the Philippines in Diliman (U.P. Diliman), Quezon City.

He holds a masters degree in Development Management from the Asian Institute of Management (AIM). He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Social Work from U.P. Diliman and is also a registered social worker

Administrative Positions

Director, Research & Extension for Development Office College of Social Work & Community Development (January 1, 2015 – June 30, 2017)

Department Chair, Department of Social Work, CSWCD (June 1, 2013 – December 31, 2014)

Director, Research & Extension for Development Office College of Social Work & Community Development (June 1, 2008 – May 31, 2010)

Member, College Executive Board, CSWCD (June 1, 2013 – June 30, 2017)

Courses handled

SW143: Community Organizing
SW144: Community-Based Social Work
SW199.1: Social Work Research I
SW199.2: Social Work Research II
SW210: Social Work Administration
SW211: Social Policy Analysis
SW215: Social Policy Advocacy

Publications

Almazan, Rainier (2014). Chapter 2: Monitoring and Evaluation in Enhancing Land Reform Monitoring Effectiveness: A Toolkit for CSOs (pp. 24-49). Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ANGOC)

Almazan, Rainier (2014). Chapter 4: Research Methods in Enhancing Land Reform Monitoring Effectiveness: A Toolkit for CSOs (pp. 86-123). Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (ANGOC).

Almazan, Rainier, Mylene Hega, Rosalinda Pineda-Ofreneo. Social Protection in Response to Crises: The Philippine Experience. Philippine Journal of Social Development 2012. A journal publication of the College of Social Work and Community Development, University of the Philippines.

Almazan, Rainier; Asper, Antonio; Adaro, Catharine. Participatory Action Research on Foreign-Funded Infrastructure Projects in Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal and Pakistan, a study commissioned by the Building & Woodworkers International, April 2011

Almazan, Rainier; Kraft, Herman. Evaluation of LO-Norway Programme of Co-operation with Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL), Philippines. 2010. LO-Norway.

Suan, Ivy D.C.; Pang-Rey, Mia; Almazan, Rainier. Microinsurance Program for Trade Union Members in Cambodia: Pricing & Financial Projection. Philippine Management Review 2009. A publication of the College of Business Administration, University of the Philippines.

Almazan, Rainier. Formative Evaluation of the Breaking Barriers for Young Adults (BBCY) with Disabilities Program in the Philippines. A study commissioned by the BBCY and the Danish Society of Polio and Accident Victims (PTU). 2009.


Almazan, Rainier. The Cambodian Construction Industry: Opportunities & Challenges for Workers and their Trade Unions. A study commissioned by the Building & Wood Workers International (BWI), Asia-Pacific Regional Office, Selangor, Malaysia. December 2008.

Almazan, Rainier; Pang-Rey, Mia; Suan, Ivy D.C.. Designing a Microinsurance Program for Trade Union Members in Cambodia. Philippine Management Review 2007. A publication of the College of Business Administration, University of the Philippines.

Almazan, Rainier. A Feasibility Study on the Development of a Microinsurance Program for Formal and Informal Workers in Cambodia. A study commissioned by the Building & Wood Workers International (BWI), Asia-Pacific Regional Office, Selangor, Malaysia. March 2008.

Almazan, Rainier. Microinsurance & Mutual Benefit Associations as a Solidarity Based Social Protection System for the Informal Sector: The PAKISAMA Mutual Experience, CSWCD Journal, UP-CSWCD, Diliman, Quezon City, December, 2005.

Decent Work in Agriculture: The Philippine Case, Manila; International Labour Organisation, 2003. A Study presented at the International Conference on Decent Work in Agriculture in Asia, August 18-22, 2003, Bangkok, Thailand, sponsored by the International Labour Organisation. Likewise presented at the ILO National Seminar-Workshop On Decent Work In Philippine For Rural Workers, 23 To 25, November, 2004, at the DAP, Tagaytay City

Almazan, Rainier and Riguer, Mary Grace. Rural Poverty has a Landless Face. Poverty Profile of Landless Rural Workers in the Philippines. Quezon City, 2001.

Almazan, Rainier; Santos, Antonio. Sustainable Agriculture: The PAKISAMA Viewpoint. PAKISAMA. July 2001, Quezon City

Almazan, Rainier. Thoughts on Food Security, Economic Competition and Doables in Smallholder Agricultural Sector. Quezon City, PAKISAMA, May 21, 2001. Mimeographed. A paper presented at the National Multi-Stakeholder Summit on Agriculture, May 2001 at the BSWM, Quezon City.

Penunia, Esther; Almazan, Rainier. Agrarian Reform Status in the Philippines. February 2001. A paper presented at International Conference on Access to Land: Innovative Agrarian Reforms for Sustainability and Poverty Reduction, March 19-23, 2001, Bonn, Germany. Sponsored by the DSE

Almazan, Rainier, Concordo, Susan. Dapla-Salaza Resettlement: The Challenges of Building a New Community; Quezon City; Center for Agrarian Reform & Rural Development, October 2000, Published.

Almazan, Rainier. Sulong Magsasaka!: Isang Manwal para sa mga Organisador. Quezon City; Center for Agrarian Reform & Rural Development, May 1, 1993. Published

Almazan, Rainier. A Poverty Alleviation Strategy for the Local Government of the City of Legazpi. Makati; July, 1990. Masteral Thesis at the AIM, Makati. Unpublished.

Almazan, Rainier. Notes on the Philippine Peasant Movement. Manila; Institute of Social Order, 1986. Mimeographed.

Almazan, Rainier. Notes on the Traditional Political Parties in the Philippines. Manila; Institute of Social Order, 1986. Mimeographed.

Almazan, Rainier. Notes on the Philippine Democratic Socialist Movement. Manila; Institute of Social Order, 1986. Mimeographed.

Almazan, Rainier; Solidum, Elizabeth; Salinas, Alexis & Liamzon, Cristina. Hunger Amidst Plenty: Key Questions on Selected Food Issues. Manila; Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas, 1984. Published.

Almazan, Rainier; Castillo, Oscar; Solidum, Elizabeth & Yapchiongco, Risa. Kasaysayan ng Industriya ng Asukal. Notes on Human Society Journal, 1985, Institute of Social Order, Manila.

Almazan, Rainier; Librojo, Rolando & Manalac, Ma. Luz. A Market Feasibility Study of Red Clay Bricks and Rooftiles in Albay, Bicol. Bicutan; Ceramic Research & Development Center, 1981. Unpublished

Awards and Recognitions

Lectures

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