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Jocelyn Alma R. Badiola

Jocelyn Alma R. Badiola

Jocelyn Alma R. Badiola is the Executive Director of the Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC). A rural finance and microfinance expert with 30 years of experience in rural development work particularly on improving the delivery of support services to the poor including financial services, training and community development.

As a Career Executive Service Official, she has done extensive work on policy research and advocacy on various development issues, capacity building, program development and/or packaging, project management including monitoring and evaluation, conceptualization and administration of farm/household surveys as well as linkaging with the legislative branch of government (senate and congress), national government agencies, multi-lateral and bilateral organizations. An academician, she is a part-time professor at the University of the Philippines Diliman Extension Program in Clark, Pampanga.

She has also done consultancy work for international institutions and has been invited as resource speaker on various rural development issues in the Philippines and in other countries as well.

With an MA in Economics degree from UP Diliman, Executive Director Badiola is also an advocate of Gender and Development (GAD) and trying to make a difference in the lives of our poor farmers and fisherfolk.