We will share the research reports as soon as they become available. In the meantime, please take a look at project documents and presentations.

Latest Publications

Increasing People’s Access to Procurement Information Through the FOI Program: Assessing Bottlenecks, Gaps and Opportunities

This research paper assesses how effective and efficient is using the FOI program of the Philippine government to access public contracting data. Featuring case studies from the Department of Health, Department of Public Works and Highways, and the Department of Transportation, the paper concludes that while there are challenges, there is opportunity to strengthen the FOI program so that it can become an effective means for people to get access to contracting data. At the same time, there is a need to look into proactive disclosure to enable efficient access to regularly requested contracting information.

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AID FOI Tool (Assessing Information Disclosure Practices for FOI Compliance)

This tool is used by the Government of the Philippines’ FOI Project Management Office in assessing information disclosure practices of agencies to identify areas of improvement and opportunities for capacity building.


DOH Case Study

This case study looks at how the Department of Health implements freedom of information in the department with particular focus on providing public contracting information to requesters.

DOTr Case Study

This case study analyzes the Deparment of Transportation’s implementation of the FOI mechanism and the challenges and opportunities in providing contracting data to the public.

Case Study on DPWH

This case study documents how the Department of Public Works and Highways provides contracting data to the public via the FOI mechanism.



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