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    In 1994, when Jean-Paul Faguet, then working at the World Bank, heard about Bolivia’s plan to empower local communities, he was skeptical. Although the plan was called Law of Popular Participation, it was designed by a small group at the ...
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    Targeting rural poverty, particularly among Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes, and women, will better enable India to reach its full development potential in a sustainable manner. http://www.dailynews.lk/2005/05/16/fea03.htm
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    Rohima (not her real name), a 25-year- old woman, lives in a new corrugated iron one-room house in the Manikganj district of Bangladesh with her husband and two daughters. In 2004, her husband, a day laborer, suffered a stomach ulcer which ...