Knowledge Repository

Participatory Budgeting: Citizen Participation for Better Public Policies

Publisher:

Author: Janet Oropeza
Published by: Fundar, Centro de Análisis e Investigación, and Evidence and Lessons from Latin America
Date: 2011

Latin American countries pioneered participatory budgeting – an innovation to let citizens decide how public funds will be spent. First launched in Brazil in 1989, PB is now implemented in more than 2,500 local governments in 15 countries in the region. This brief analyses participatory budgeting experiences in Latin America and the factors underpinning success.

Read more

0 responses on "Participatory Budgeting: Citizen Participation for Better Public Policies"

Leave a Message

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

nine + 14 =

You may contribute to the Knowledge Platform in many different ways: you can send and disseminate your social accountability materials (toolkits, reports, videos, etc.) in the knowledge repository; you can contact, interact and collaborate with other peers and join a global community of social accountability practitioners; you can participate in the different learning and knowledge exchange activities of the GPSA KP such as online courses, thematic forums, webinars and blogs; and you can develop a partnership with the GPSA KP to implement collaborative knowledge activities.

2016 GPSA Knowledge Portal. All rights reserved | Terms and Conditions
To participate in all the learning and sharing activities, you need to be registered Click here to create your account
X