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Deliberative Polling used to set priorities for allocation of local “Self-governance Funds”

A government initiative to bring citizens to the table during urban reconstruction.

An ambitious social and political justice project using pioneering methods of pro-poor activism.

An extensive consultation process involving communities along a major agricultural shipping route.

In place for nine years, Seville’s participatory budgeting initiative gave citizens control over 50% of the city’s budget.


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