Stories

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...

Good Data, Good Governance

Good Data, Good Governance

Data and statistics are crucial to inform development policies and implementation. Governments that have implemented a strategic approach in using data in the public sector are better able to anticipate societal trends and needs.

Big Data in Agriculture: Bridging the Gap Towards Development

Big Data in Agriculture: Bridging the Gap Towards Development

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the critical role of agriculture in the Philippine economy. This policy note discusses the challenges of agricultural development, case studies, and the use of data-driven approaches to boost the potential of agriculture.

AER releases Policy Paper: COLLABDev Baseline Survey report

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of data-driven policy making and service delivery, especially for local government units (LGUs). Since the start of the pandemic, LGUs took on a more active role in introducing policies and real-time interventions to...

AER releases Policy Paper on the Mandanas Ruling

AER releases Policy Paper on the Mandanas Ruling

When the Local Government Code was enacted in 1991, a common lament of LGUs was that responsibilities were devolved, but resources remained largely with the national government. Thirty years hence, will the Mandanas Ruling bridge the gap? Are the implementing...