Resources

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


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.

 


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.

 


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.

 

 


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.

 

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