The Local Government Development Foundation (LOGODEF) launched a series of roundtable discussion (RTD) last 2009 – 2010 to identify needed legislative reforms that will pave way for the improvement of local governance in the country. The gathering of local stakeholders, composed of local government units, concerned national agencies, members of the civil societies and the academe, however, revealed that certain areas of concern need to be addressed more urgently
The Philippine Consortium on Good Local Governance (PCGLG) was created to fill in the gaps that more often than not, breed misunderstanding among stakeholders: communication, coordination and cooperation. PCGLG serves as a sounding board for continuous dialogue of pending local governance bills in both Houses of Congress and review of the Local Government Code. It will also undertake research designed to guide the member institutions in coming up with reform initiatives and positions on critical issues.
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