COLLABDev Project Releases Data Availability and Quality Reports of 10 Partner Sites
Understanding the Availability and Quality of Data in Local Government Action for Economic Reforms (AER), through the COLLABDev project, has released 10 Data Availability and Quality Reports for all partner sites. The reports provide detailed information on the...
AER releases policy paper Empowering Communities through Participatory Mapping: OpenStreetMap (OSM)
Participatory mapping is the creation of maps by local communities. It relies on the knowledge and awareness of community members of their environments. This process is generally done with the support of organizations like governments (at various levels),...
AER releases policy paper KABAN NG BAYAN: Towards Participatory Public Finance Management
Responsible and responsive spending and revenue generation are important elements of good governance. Engagement between citizens and government is the critical link between responsible spending and revenue generation, effective accountability for public financial...
Charge it to Experience
Before the law required it, the municipality of Irosin, Sorsogon had already used the Community-Based Monitoring System (CBMS) for their barangay development plan, project proposals, and Bottom-Up Budgeting. According to Noel Mercado II, Municipal Planning and...
Highlights from 2nd COLLABDev National Assembly
https://youtu.be/JXDA7S8jbfE On the occasion of the 2nd National Assembly of COLLABDev, local coalitions of LGUs, CSOs and SUCs from 10 sites, partners and supporters, celebrated their efforts and gains in putting an end to guess work by using data to drive...
LIPAD 5 Empowering Communities Through Data: Utilizing CBMS for Local Development
CBMS: What again is it? The Community-Based Monitoring System aka CBMS for short is a tool.
It is specially designed to enhance the capacity of any LGU to improve the lives of its constituents through a well-designed system to collect and process data that will lead to formulating specific plans addressing social, health, education, disaster and other challenges.
Coalescing Organizations towards Locally Led Actions to Boost Development (COLLABDev) is a partnership initiative of Action for Economic Reforms (AER) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to promote human-centered, data-driven development in the Philippines.
Salcedo, Eastern Samar
Salcedo, a 5th class municipality that is located at the southeastern part of Samar Island.