Technical Workshop on Monitoring Household Coping Strategies during Complex Crisis and Recoveries


 

Workshop Program

  

 

  

Somerset Millennium Hotel

104 Aguirre St. Legaspi Village Makati City Philippines

March 21-22, 2011

  

DAY 1: MARCH 21, 2011

 

8:00-8:30 Registration 

8:30-8:45 Opening Remarks and Overview of the Project - Dr. Celia Reyes, PEP Co-Director and CBMS Project Leader  

8:45-12:00 - SESSION 1: DESIGNING THE FRAMEWORK FOR UNDERSTANDING AND MONITORING THE COPING BEHAVIORS OF HOUSEHOLDS 

In this session, there will be presentations of the framework and the existing practices in monitoring household coping behaviors. The presentation shall also include some discussions on domestic work, time use and other coping strategies of women and children. Moreover, some initial results based on the existing CBMS surveys in participating countries will be presented.

Expected Output: A framework that will be adopted to understand and monitor the household coping behavior during complex crises and recoveries 

OPEN FORUM 

Summary of Session 1 Agreements

SESSION 2: DESIGNING THE MONITORING SYSTEM: Definition of Concepts and Types of Information to be Collected

This session shall involve a discussion on the design of the monitoring system. The important issues in designing the monitoring system will be discussed, particularly the definition of concepts and the types of shocks and coping strategies that will be monitored.

Expected Output: Agreements on the definition of relevant concepts on shocks and coping strategies and types of information to be collected

OPEN FORUM

Summary of Session 2 Agreements

12:00-1:00 Lunch Break

1:00- 5:00 SESSION 3:  DESIGNING THE MONITORING SYSTEM: Important Issues to Consider  

Further details on the design of the monitoring system will be discussed during this session, including issues regarding the following: severity, frequency, sequence, combination and duration of shocks; sequence and duration of coping strategies. The participants shall discuss whether and how these will be incorporated in the monitoring system. They will also agree on how the attribution issue will be addressed in the design of the monitoring system.

Expected Output: Agreements on whether and how severity, frequency, sequence, combination and duration of shocks will be incorporated in the monitoring system; Agreements on whether and how sequence and duration of coping strategies will be captured; Agreements on how the attribution issue will be addressed

OPEN FORUM

Summary of Session 3 Agreements

SESSION 4: DESIGNING THE MONITORING SYSTEM: Developing the Questionnaire  

This session shall focus on developing the questionnaire that will be used to collect the required data. The lessons learned during the pre-test of questionnaire in the Philippines will be shared to the participants. This session shall particularly involve the identification of the specific questions which are necessary to collect the required data for monitoring household coping behaviors based on the agreements in the previous sessions. The reference period to be used in the questionnaire will also be agreed upon by the participants. The different approaches in designing the questionnaire and some sample questionnaires will also be presented and the pros and cons of each approach will be discussed.

Expected Output: List of questions to be included; Sequence of questions; Reference period to be used; Specific approach to be adopted in designing the questionnaire   

OPEN FORUM

Summary of Session 4 Agreements  

  

DAY 2: MARCH 22, 2011

  

9:00-12:00 Presentation of the Revised Questionnaire Based on the Agreements in the Previous Sessions - Ms. Jaz A. Quilitis, CBMS-Philippines

OPEN FORUM

SESSION 5: DATA COLLECTION STRATEGIES 

This session shall focus on the details of the data collection strategies. The project sites in each of the participating countries will be identified and the rationale for selecting these sites will be presented to the group. Furthermore, the frequency of data collection and panel data generation will be discussed during this session. As such, the definition of panel household that will be adopted will be agreed upon during the workshop. 

Expected Output: List of project sites in each of the participating country; Agreement on the frequency of data collection; Details on panel data generation, including the definition of panel households

OPEN FORUM

Summary of Session 5 Agreements

12:00-1:00 Lunch Break

1:00-3:30 SESSION 6: EXPECTED OUTPUTS AND TIMETABLE

In this session, the expected outputs of the project, as well as the timetable of activities will be discussed.  The specific roles of those who are directly involved in the project will be discussed in order to ensure that submission of outputs is in line with the agreed timetable of activities.

Expected Output: List of expected outputs and updated timetable of activities 

  • Expected Outputs and Timetable of Activities - Ms. Anne Bernadette E. Mandap, CBMS-Philippines

OPEN FORUM

Summary of Session 6 Agreements

3:30-4:00 SUMMARY OF WORKSHOP AGREEMENTS

4:00-4:15 Next Steps

4:15-4:30 Closing 

  

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