Direct delivery of public services (i.e. by entities other than government)

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This case documents the work of the Community Committee of El-kfoor village, which improved government transparency and accountability by acting as a key communication channel between the El-kfoor Community Development Association (CDA) and community members. The CDA and community members collaboratively solved pressing environmental sanitation and waste management issues.
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Problems and Purpose In recent years, governments have sought to harness the power of ‘big data’ to improve performance and increase transparency. This has frequently been accomplished through ‘open data’ projects in which leaders make available a range of data sets generated and used by public agencies. With the launch...
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A statewide collection of over 200 government agency data sets made available to the public, the Open New York platform is part of a larger movement towards open data among public agencies. Since its launch, in 2013, Open New York has been accessed by users in all 50 states and...
SGI is a method used by the JDPC to connect and network with other aid organizations and government officials in order to secure the resources and support necessary for the implementation of its Good Governance Project.
Project Green Bloc was a neighborhood-level initiative that engaged and mobilized residents in climate change mitigation and local consumption reduction.
Note: the following article is a stub. Please help us complete it. Definition "Community care is delivered in private homes, retirement communities, residential or long-term care homes and community clinics. Community care programs are designed to Help people maintain optimal health and function Prevent or delay admissions to hospitals Support...
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Building a community database of Islamabad's slums to help residents get restitution for illegal evictions and government refusal to provide affordable housing
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Purpose/Problem The March 2015 floods, and the 7.5 earthquake in October 2015 left the people of Charum Oveer, a remote village near Chitral, with not only severe damage to local infrastructures and housing and no sources of electricity but also, with severe psychological and physical traumas. The village has a...

Method: Machizukuri

Machizukuri is a method of inter-community dialogue and community-government engagement.
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The goals of the project in Haninge Municipality have been to make Eskil Park a "living meeting place" and to test new methods such as participatory budgeting and e-dialogue. The project was led by a Swedish national who had previously been involved in similar projects in the UK. Besides the...
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