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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...

MAIS FARMS:  Bringing Farmers Closer to Markets

MAIS FARMS:  Bringing Farmers Closer to Markets

To solve the problems facing the agriculture industry, the local government of Mina, a humble 5th class municipality of Iloilo province harnessed the power of data and technology to create sustainable, real-time, validated agriculture and marketing system.

Making Data Truly Count

Making Data Truly Count

Designing a development plan for your community is daunting in itself. Ensuring that it is based on solid data is another hurdle that most LGUs need to overcome.

Advisory Group Upbeat about COLLABDev

Advisory Group Upbeat about COLLABDev

A lot of auspicious things seem to happen when the month of August sets in. For the COLLABDev project, the morning of August 3 kick-started this auspicious month with the first meeting of its advisory group.

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