Discussion, Dialogue, or Deliberation

IWRM is a form of ecosystem-based management which fosters participation and encourages respect for the diverse values and aspirations of communities.
The Sustained Dialogue Campus Network is a networking tool developed by the International Institute for Sustained Dialogue to expand the use of dialogue and deliberation on university campuses.
Problem/Purpose Since the 1990s, several national governments in Africa have encouraged peaceful political transition through democratic elections. There is growing recognition that open and free elections give people a sense of political participation and inclusion - an avenue to delegate decision-making responsibility to elected representatives. In Nigeria, attempts have been...
Community committees are representative bodies established as intermediaries between an area’s residents and a higher level of government.
Participatory rural appraisal is a citizen-centred method of development. The process empowers locals by including them directly in the issue identification and evaluation process and, in many cases, in the final implementation and post-construction monitoring.
The Longbiao Group’s deliberative conversations were part of a broader series of democratic conversations in Zeguo township. The group's conversations provided an opportunity for education and training, a first step in developing an improved relationship between management and workers.
The Guangming Village local government set up a platform for public deliberation on the role of married-out women. Although the deliberative forum is held under an authoritarian system, this case demonstrates how the government’s public policy making can be the result of the contestation of many interest groups.

Method: Maptionnaire

Definition Maptionnaire is a software-as-a-service that integrates survey questions with an interactive map. It enables efficient collecting, analyzing and visualization of map-based data. It is easy to make a Maptionnaire survey - and even easier to respond. With Maptionnaire’s browser tool, analysis and visualizations are easy to perform and share...
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