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    Initiated by German President Christian Wulff, the BürgerForum (CitizensForum) 2011 was designed to get German citizens from all over the country involved in identifying the most important challenges currently facing German society. The forum is a multi-layered process using multiple forms of discussion and deliberation on different levels of government...
  • Since the early 2000s, Uganda has placed an emphasis on bottom-up development by NGO’s and microfinance. The ‘people-centred’ approach to poverty alleviation and community development allows active participation and self-determination absent in the traditional market and state top-down models that discouraged popular participation and alienated citizens.
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