IAG is a service provider of the following programs:
This program trains, mentors and provides technical assistance to promote efficiency, transparency, accountability and citizens’ participation in the affairs of the autonomous regional government and local government units. It adopts the needs-driven, participatory and collaborative approaches in introducing, developing and entrenching good governance practices in regional and local laws and policies.
It helps LGUs optimize their potentials for local resource generation through tax mapping and efficient collection of taxes and fees, tax information campaigns and client-friendly and efficient business licensing and regulatory practices and in promoting the environment for enhanced business activities in their localities.
It trains and assists LGUs in achieving milestones in transparency and accountability such as getting the Seal of Good Housekeeping and compliance with the Anti-Red Tape Act (ARTA).
This program promotes civil society participation in local governance by strengthening local development bodies and local special bodies which by law have strong citizen participation. It orients LGUs on accreditation of civil society groups for membership in local bodies. The program provides training to civil society organizations (CSOs) on ways by which they can actively monitor ad participate in local governance. Strategic communication programs to promote dialogue and interaction between LGUs and citizens are developed with LGUs and CSOs.
This program provides training and technical assistance to raise capacities of local governments in promoting peace and security in their localities. This program trains and strengthens the Local Peace and Order Councils on conflict resolution and in designing and implementing relevant and effective programs to promote local security and peace. The program strengthens local and indigenous mechanisms for conflict prevention and management.
This replicates the successful Iranun Development Council (IDC) project where five (5) municipalities in Maguindanao BARIRA BULDON MATANOG PARANG and DATU BLAH SINSUAT were assisted by IAG in constituting their areas as one economic development cluster. This program involves raising capacities of LGUs in alliance-building and research, survey and mapping to identify areas for economic collaboration among others. It trains local economic development managers in feasibility studies, business planning and marketing. This program also provides technical assistance in accessing loans and grants and public-private partnerships (PPP) for local economic development.
This program conducts researches, workshops and trainings and discussions on political, economic and security issues. It provides technical assistance in crafting public policies and local or national laws, resolution or ordinances especially on the protection and welfare of vulnerable groups such as indigenous peoples, elderly, women, children and people with disabilities. Capacity-building for lawmakers and policymakers forms part of this program. Through publications, roundtable discussions and use of traditional and social media, this program can conduct campaigns towards putting in place relevant policies that effectively address public and social concerns.