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Assessing entry points: questions of engagement (PLA 43)

Although engaging with communities when deciding policy may appear transparent, the means by which this is done can often be construed to meet certain agendas. This paper assesses whether your voice will be heard when invited to policy discussions along with other questions that you should consider when taking part in participation.

This article was published in PLA 43: Advocacy and Citizen Participation. Participatory Learning and Action (PLA, formerly PLA Notes) is the world's leading series on participatory learning and action approaches and methods. PLA publishes articles on participation aimed at practitioners, researchers, academics, students and activists. All articles are peer-reviewed by an international editorial board. See: www.planotes.org

This article was published in PLA 43: Advocacy and Citizen Participation (February 2002).
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  • IIED code: G01983
  • Published: Feb 2002 - IIED
  • Theme: Participation
  • Source pub: Participatory Learning and Action series, issue 43: Advocacy and Citizen Participation
  • Language: English

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