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Porto Alegre: Participatory Budgeting and the Challenge of Sustaining Transformative Change

Porto Alegre pioneered participatory budgeting beginning in the 1990s and the model has since spread throughout Brazil and the world, with more than 2,700 governments implementing some version of it today. However, political support for participatory budgeting in its birthplace has declined through the years, culminating in its suspension in Porto Alegre in 2017.

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