Resources

Browse our documents and publications covering G-Watch Monitoring Manuals, Governance Reform Studies, Political Democracy and Reforms (PODER) Publications, and Vertical Integration Research.


The State of the Reform Agenda under Aquino (A Mid-Term Audit of the Reform Agenda)
The State of the Reform Agenda under Aquino (A Mid-Term Audit of the Reform Agenda)

This reform agenda assessment seeks to review the accomplishments of the administration of President Aquino in the first half of his term.

 


Civil Society Participation and Education Spending of Philippine Cities
Civil Society Participation and Education Spending of Philippine Cities

This paper presents the result of the exploratory research conducted by a research team of Ateneo School of Government that studied the impact of civil society participation on the responsiveness of local spending for education.

 


2013 Elections Rapid Assessment
Ateneo FactCheck 2013/ PODER Rapid Assessment of the 2013 Elections

This assessment is part of the Ateneo FactCheck 2013, presented during the Ateneo Post 2013 Election Summit. 

 


Monitoring Education: A Guide Based on the Experience of Edukasyon sa Naga, Salmingan Ta!
Monitoring Education: A Guide Based on the Experience of Edukasyon sa Naga, Salmingan Ta!

This is an easy-to-use guide on how to implement a community based monitoring of education service delivery of a local government unit (LGU) using the tools and methods developed in the implementation of Edukasyon sa Naga, Salmingan Ta! monitoring initiative.

 


G-Watch in Local Governance: A Manual on the Application of G-Watch in Monitoring Local Service Delivery
G-Watch in Local Governance: A Manual on the Application of G-Watch in Monitoring Local Service Delivery

This is a simple and easy-to-use guide on how to implement a community-based monitoring of local service delivery using the tools and methods developed in the pilot implementation of the G-Watch Localization Project.

 


Monitoring Environmental User Fee: A Guide Based on the Experience of IGaCoS Bantay Kinaiyahan
Monitoring Environmental User Fee: A Guide Based on the Experience of IGaCoS Bantay Kinaiyahan

This is an easy-to-use guide on how to implement a community based monitoring of the revenue generation for the environment of a local government unit (LGU), through the Environmental User’s Fee (EUF) using the tools and methods developed in the implementation of IGaCoS Bantay Kinaiyahan in the Island Garden City of Samal (IGaCoS).

 


Building Water Governance: A Guide to Citizens' Monitoring of Local Water Governance through Public Finance Process
Building Water Governance: A Guide to Citizens' Monitoring of Local Water Governance through Public Finance Process

This guidebook gives the citizens’ monitoring team, which we will call the Integrity Watch, a framework on how to assess the processes undertaken by the LGU and the WSP in water service provision. This guidebook is based on actual experiences of other citizens monitoring groups. It has been crafted using Human Rights-Based Approach to organization and development within the water sector, consistent with the MDGF 1919’s mainstreaming of HRBA.

 


Monitoring Infrastructure: A Guide Based on the Experience of Tambayayong sa Infrastrakturang Paglambo sa Southern Leyte
Monitoring Infrastructure: A Guide Based on the Experience of Tambayayong sa Infrastrakturang Paglambo sa Southern Leyte

Here is an easy-to-use guide on how to implement a community based monitoring of Infrastructure Projects of a local government unit (LGU) using the tools and methods developed in the implementation of Tambayayong sa Infrastrakturang Paglambo sa Southern Leyte.

 


Monitoring Agriculture: A Guide Based on the Experience of BULHON sa Panguma
Monitoring Agriculture: A Guide Based on the Experience of BULHON sa Panguma

This simple manual will instruct you on how to implement a community-based monitoring initiative for the rice production programs of your Local Government Units (LGU). It will teach you how to use the tools and methods developed during the implementation of BULHON sa Panguma.

 


Infusing Reform in Elections: The Partisan Electoral Engagement of Reform Movements in Post-Martial Law Philippines
Infusing Reform in Elections: The Partisan Electoral Engagement of Reform Movements in Post-Martial Law Philippines

In the Philippines, since the end of martial law, civil society has been hailed as “the savior of governance,” playing the roles underperformed by the government or filling the gaps in the services needed by the people. One of the most crucial elements of civil society engagement in the Philippines is its reform work that is varied and encompassing. These actors constitute a large portion of what is being referred to as reform movements in the Philippines, which consist also of the reformers in government, political parties, local government units and other arenas.

 

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