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LiquidFeedback is an online proposition development and decision-making tool which seeks to operationalize the concept of 'liquid democracy'.
In July of 2016 the African Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) Ghana launched a campaign and series of regional forums to promote government accountability, democratize energy sector governance, and collate data to publish a Citizens Energy Manifesto that would inform political party platforms in advance of the December 2016 national elections.
Now formally recognized by the state, participatory forest management has decentralized specific property rights from the state to the community, devolved the administration of forest resource sustainability, and minimized deforestation.
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...
An educational model that gives students equal say in determining curriculum and activities.

Method: Social Media

Definition According to the Oxford English Dictionary, social media encompasses "websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking." [1] In the context of public participation initiatives, social media is often used as a supplementary channel of engagement used to inform participants...
Encompassing the variety of methods which seek justice through cooperative, inclusive processes. Justice sought in this manner attempts to re-balance and repair individual and community relationships.
O I Encontro Nacional de Conselhos da Comunidade buscou avançar na perspectivas dos Conselhos, promover um articulação nacional sobre pautas comuns na direção do controle e participação social na execução penal e ampliar a visão dos conselheiros sobre as políticas públicas.
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Chicago's 'Array of Things' is a collaborative effort among leading scientists, universities, local government, and communities to collect real-time data on the city’s environment, infrastructure, and activity for research and public use.
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Problems and Purpose Each year, federal agencies author approximately 2,500 to 4,500regulations. While these regulations are typically supposed to be subject to a public comment period, public input is largely nonexistent. [1] Regulations.gov is an online platform where users can comment on pending and proposed federal regulations. The portal is...
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