Scheme For Stakeholder Participation

Stakeholder participation is a tool which enables local people to get involved in the planning and delivery of innovative local solutions to local problems. Stakeholder engagement process provides stakeholders with an opportunity to state their opinions; it creates an opportunity for debate, empowers stakeholders in decision- making, and ensures that stakeholders have a sense of ownership in the decisions taken. To be engaged means an opportunity to get informed, to learn and to deliberate. In this approach, stakeholders communicate not only with decision makers but also among each other. The Stakeholder Analysis is both a multi-criteria and multi-factor approach, which includes as its main objectives involvement, mediation and facilitation of information and participation.