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This case documents the use of the Facebook group “Mouvement du 20 Février - Maroc - حركة 20 فبراير” and the citizen-led online open access Mamfakinch by Moroccan activists to express grievances, discuss, share uncensored information and to organize a broad based movement within Morocco coordinated around February 20th 2011.
Participatory Forest Management (PFM) is a community-based approach to forest conservation and management. Melanie McDermott and Kate Schreckenberg, who write about equity in community forestry and the experiences faced in both North and South countries, describe community forestry as an ‘‘exercise by local people over decisions regarding management of forests,...
Community Based Health Insurance (CBHI) schemes have become a primary way of financing healthcare in several developing countries today. In most countries, CBHI schemes are financed through general tax revenues or contributions from social insurance groups[i]. In Ethiopia, the CBHI initiative was set up as a community-based health project that...
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Problems and Purpose Women radio listening groups in Kenya are a democratic innovation in citizen participation as seen through the case of the Ford Foundation, that had considerable influence in funding a group in Malindi. Through various radio programs, marginalized women gain more knowledge and become empowered by learning about...
“Jornadas de Junho” de 2013 no Brasil Problemas e propósito A expressão Jornadas de Junho foi usada para referir-se a todas as manifestações ocorridas em diferentes locais do Brasil no mês de Junho de 2013. Naquela ocasião, centenas de milhares de pessoas foram às ruas em várias capitais do país...

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Participatory workshops similar in form to Open Space Technology but which make use of online platforms to increase the scope of information sharing.
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This case study will demonstrate how the World Bank in collaboration with the government are seeking to empower marginalized communities in West Pokot County to realize their development needs and priorities through Participatory Budgeting (PB). West Pokot is amongst the top ten marginalized counties in Kenya with a poverty rate...
1) Problemas e propósito Os Encontros Regionais dos Conselhos da Comunidade ocorridos nos anos de 2007 e 2008 alcançaram a extensão de Norte a Sul do Brasil. No ano de 2007 ocorreu o Encontro Regional da Região Sul e, em seguida, no ano de 2008, os Encontros estenderam-se às regiões:...
1) Problemas e propósito A alteração e deterioração da qualidade do rio Este e à falta de um envolvimento efetivo dos utilizadores e da população da cidade de Braga levou o Concelho local a aderir ao Projeto Rios, no ano de 2015. Esse Projeto foi lançado na Catalunha pela “Associació...
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