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


Monitoring Ecotourism: A Guide Based on the Experience of Ambligan ang Kalibotan
Monitoring Ecotourism: A Guide Based on the Experience of Ambligan ang Kalibotan

Here is an easy-to-use guide on how to implement a community based monitoring of an ecotourism program of a local government unit (LGU) using the tools and methods developed in the implementation of Ambligan ang Kalibotan.

 


Monitoring Health: A Guide Based on the Experience of Subay Kahimsog
Monitoring Health: A Guide Based on the Experience of Subay Kahimsog

This is an easy-to-use guide on how to implement a community based monitoring of the health program of a local government unit (LGU) using the tools and methods developed in the implementation of Subay Kahimsog in Dumaguete City.

 


Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Right to Food Monitoring Tool: ASoG G-Watch Pilot Tool - Monitoring Report Form and Rights Holder Level Checklist
Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Right to Food Monitoring Tool: ASoG G-Watch Pilot Tool - Monitoring Report Form and Rights Holder Level Checklist

This provides an application of the G-Watch monitoring in human rights compliance, particularly on the right to food of the bakwit, or Internally Displaced People.

 

 


Politicization of Allocation and the Persistent Problem of School Building Shortage in the Philippines
Politicization of Allocation and the Persistent Problem of School Building Shortage in the Philippines

After round of monitoring of school building projects (SBPs) under the Bayanihang Eskwela, G-Watch has persistently encountered issues on allocation. This led G-Watch to inquire about the standard involving allocation.

 


G-Watch Assessment of the Responsiveness of the Education Budget Allocation for the Year 2009
G-Watch Assessment of the Responsiveness of the Education Budget Allocation for the Year 2009

This study looked at whether the following government services have been allocated where they are really needed most or where there is shortage. It sought to find out explanations for misallocation that can inform possible policy/implementation reform proposals.

 


Constructing Philippine Education, One School-Building at a Time: The Bayanihang Eskwela Story
Constructing Philippine Education, One School-Building at a Time: The Bayanihang Eskwela Story

The Government Watch (G-Watch) of Ateneo School of Government has implemented Bayanihang Eskwela since 2005. The program is a community-based monitoring of the government’s school-building projects that aims to ensure that the right quality of school building projects are implemented at the right time where it is needed most.

 


Baselining and Benchmarking of Electoral Administration Spending
Baselining and Benchmarking of Electoral Administration Spending

A follow up to the COMELEC Budget Watch in 2009, this study aimed to baseline and benchmark electoral administration spending of COMELEC, in the hope of helping inform COMELEC of relevant performance standards and indicators they should achieve in effectively linking their budget preparation and performance target setting.

 


Policy Study on Government’s Response to Election-Related Violence: Synthesis (Draft)
Policy Study on Government’s Response to Election-Related Violence: Synthesis (Draft)

This policy study is a follow-up to two cause-and-effect studies of PODER on election-related violence, one in Abra and the other in Nueva Ecija. The project involves scanning of ERV in selected hotspots, documentation of successful civil society initiatives to prevent ERV and policy assessment study of government response to election-related violence, particularly its major perpetrators: loose firearms, partisan armed groups and political dynasties.

 


Documentation and Assessment of ERV Response in the 2010 Elections (Draft)
Documentation and Assessment of ERV Response in the 2010 Elections (Draft)

These provide profiles of four initiatives in response to election-related violence (ERV) in the 2010 elections. The initiatives profiled are: Abra Multisector Group (AMSG) in Abra; Masbate Advocates for Peace (MAP) in Masbate; Vote Peace (various areas); and Good Wednesday Group (GWG) in Maguindanao.

 


Bayanihang Eskwela Manual: A Guide to Citizen Monitoring of School Building Construction Projects
Bayanihang Eskwela Manual: A Guide to Citizen Monitoring of School Building Construction Projects

The Bayanihang Eskwela Manual provides its readers a clearer idea of how a community-based monitoring of school building projects (SBPs) using the G-Watch approach is done from preparation to the result of the monitoring, the response of concerned agencies on the identified issues and challenges and the feedback of stakeholders.

 

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