Developing Knowledge Products to Strengthen Halal Infrastructure Systems in the Philippines


  • Nefertari Al-Raschid Arsad


Expanding worldwide demand for Halal goods and services has created manifold opportunities for participation in this growing market, not excluding the Philippines. This paper undertakes a brief overview of Halal development initiatives in the Philippines, revealing a fledgling but steadfastly pursued program. It underscores the severe lack of knowledge production on Halal in the Philippines as obtained from a review of current literature and determines the importance of Halal education. Finally, the paper details two knowledge products in progress: a postgraduate course as planned curriculum and a working paper as class output from guided service learning activities.


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