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Participatory Budgeting in Fissel, Senegal

This chapter presents a case study on participatory budgeting as a tool to promote inclusive and transparent mechanisms of local governance. The initiative took place in the communauté rurale (rural commune) of Fissel, one of the first rural communes in Senegal to be decentralized in 1972. Fissel also benefits from many years of active community life, which has encouraged the creation of dynamic local organizations.

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Uploaded on: Jun 13, 2017
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2017
Year Published: 2010


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Resource Type: Impact Evidence Issues: Education, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Livelihoods, Women's Rights Tool Type: Case Study, Journal Articles & Books, Training Resources & Popular Education Method: Promoting Citizens' Participation in Governance Languages: English Regions: Senegal Nature of Impact: Change in institutional / government practice, Change in law or policy, Citizen Action & Participation, Legal Knowledge and Skills, Positive Impact Scale of Intervention/Impact: Unknown Institutions Engaged: Chief, Local legislative representative, Media, National Legislative body, NGOs, Traditional / Customary Authorities Evaluation Method: Case Studies