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Author: Thomas Tufte
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: guide, practical, communication, participatory
Number of Pages: 62
Published: 2009-07-02
ISBN-10: 0821380087
ISBN-13: 9780821380086

What do we mean when we say participatory communication? What are the practical implications of working with participatory communication strategies in development and social change processes? What experiences exists in practice that documents that participatory communication adds value to a development project or programme?The aim of this user guide on participatory communication is to provide answers to some of these questions. Many communication practitioners and development workers face obstacles and challenges in their practical work. A participatory communication strategy offers a very sp

Author: Un-habitat
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Keywords: count
Number of Pages: 169
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 9211322286
ISBN-13: 9789211322286

"This book is about involving and engaging urban poor communities in one of the first steps of any participatory planning or upgrading initiative. It describes how we can use 'participatory enumerations,' a surveying method used to gain better knowledge of the needs and priorities of the community. It presents and analyses existing and novel applications of participatory enumerations to enhance tenure security and improve urban land management."--Publisher's description

Author: Anwar Shah
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: budgeting, participatory
Number of Pages: 300
Published: 2007-04
ISBN-10: 0821369237
ISBN-13: 9780821369234

In the past three or four decades, public finance theorists and practitioners have struggled to identify and design institutional arrangements to help close the gap between the preferences of voters and the mix of public services actually delivered. Participatory budgeting is potentially a good approach.This book presents an authoritative guide to the principles and practice of participatory budgeting, providing a careful analysis of the potentials of participatory budgeting in strengthening inclusive and accountable governance as well as risks associated with interest group capture of partici

Author: Julian F. Gonsalves
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: participatory, development, research, management, enabling, resource, agriculture, sustainable, natural
Number of Pages: 219
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9716140312
ISBN-13: 9789716140316

Author: Julian F. Gonsalves
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: participatory, development, research, management, understanding, resource, agriculture, sustainable, natural
Number of Pages: 273
Published: 2005
ISBN-10: 9716140304
ISBN-13: 9789716140309

Author: Lei Qu
Publisher: Techne Press
Keywords: liveability, residential, places, voice, choice, room, people, making
Number of Pages: 196
Published: 2011-10-01
ISBN-10: 908594032X
ISBN-13: 9789085940326

Making Room for Peopleexplores the conditions under which the choice and voice of residents contribute to more livable and sustainable urban areas. A number of Dutch cases illustrate the outcomes of recent policy measures, participatory design processes, novel projects, as well as the effects of non-participatory behavior. While the book shows certain drawbacks within participatory processes, it ultimately promotes more citizen control over housing preferences and makes its case by the varied and numerous examples.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: thailand, february, march, bangkok, aquaculture, workshop, participatory, approaches, report
Number of Pages: 41
Published: 2000-01-01
ISBN-10: 9251045062
ISBN-13: 9789251045060

During this Workshop the use of participatory approaches was analysed in eight aquaculture case studies from different countries in Asia and one from Africa. The main conclusion was that there are no "absolutes" in participation and a wide range of different degrees and forms of participation may be manifested in the development process. Participatory approaches proved to be particularly helpful in improving understanding of the role of aquaculture in rural livelihoods (as opposed to focusing purely on aquaculture as a technical activity) and in understanding the attitudes and perceptions of t
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