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LogoLink "is a global network of practitioners from civil society organisations, research institutions and governments. The network aims to deepen democracy through greater citizen participation in local governance. LogoLink encourages learning from field-based innovations and expressions of democracy which contribute to social justice.

"To a large extent strengthening local governance is about improving relationships between those who govern and those who are governed. LogoLink is interested in making these relationships more participatory and inclusive so that governments can become more responsive and accountable towards the needs and concerns of citizens...

"LogoLink receives its core funding and support from the Ford Foundation. The LogoLink Coordination Unit is based within the Participation Group at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.

"LogoLink's Coordination Unit works closely with partners in different regions of the world, including the Instituto Polis in Brazil; Grupo Nacional de Trabajo para la Participacion in Bolivia; the Institute for Popular Democracy in the Philippines; the Society for Participatory Research in Asia, in India; DENIVA, in Uganda; the Foundation for Contemporary Research, in South Africa; and the Deliberative Democracy Consortium, in the USA." [1]


Web: http://www.ids.ac.uk/logolink

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  1. About LogoLink, LogoLink, accessed October 25, 2007.