WRI held a multi-stakeholder training for budget monitoring at the local level. The training was held in five WRI's research areas, which are Gianyar regency (October 21-24, 2004), Banda Aceh Municipality (December 16-19, 2004), Pontianak Municipality (December 27-29, 2004), Manado Municipality (January 24-26, 2005), and Kupang Municipality (February 2-4, 2005).
In general this training is aimed to increase the ability of civil society organizations (CSOs) and the government as well to draw up a budget that is more pro-poor and pro-marginalized groups, including women.
Capacity building activities for WRI staff have been designed to boost their confidence as well as increase their competency in formulating, implementing, and monitoring an appropriate or workable strategy, and evaluate its effects within a certain time periode. As a research institute, WRI staff must obtain adequate experience to implement qualitative research as well as qualitative research. Also, acquaire competency in doing profound analyzes in order to contribute to the improvement of the quality of the condition and position of women in Indonesia.