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Analysis: Scaling up accountability to communities

10 Apr 2014, IRIN

'Communication with communities is most effective when communities 'own' it - for example, when people have a voice from the start. In Burkina Faso Intermon worked on drought reduction methods with communities, who partly paid for them, and as a result, it was far more effective,' said Vivien Walden, adviser at Oxfam...


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