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Charge it to Experience

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...

CBMS: Data that Tell Community Stories

CBMS: Data that Tell Community Stories

True to its resolve to push government and communities to use data for development, CollabDev started its 2022 Learning Initiatives for Policy and Data (LIPAD) series with the topic “Empowering Communities through Data: Utilizing CBMS for Local Development” on 4...

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Highlights from 2nd COLLABDev National Assembly

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

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.

FEATURED PROJECT SITES

Irosin, Sorsogon

Irosin is a 2nd class municipality located south of Sorsogon Province.

Salcedo, Eastern Samar

Salcedo, a 5th class municipality that is located at the southeastern part of Samar Island.

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