Policy brief: Building consensus
7 March 2006 | 569 Downloads | .pdf | 135.92 KB | Better management practices, Livelihoods, gender and social issues, Governance
Consensus-building techniques are particularly appropriate when decision-making is required in a political or emotional environment, or when the decisions affect strong factions with opposing preferences. It can work formally or informally, in large or small group contexts. What this is about?
- Reaching agreement on policy change proposals.
- Involving people, who are recipients of policy, implementers of policy, shapers of policy and policy makers in defined roles in policy change.
- A process to give people a voice in policy change and to reach agreement.
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