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Cotton farmers in Uganda asked the president to take action against the sharp decline of prices. To underline their demands, they used the Citizens Manifesto. The president pledged to stabilize the price. The example illustrates the potential of the Citizens Manifesto, in which the rights of citizens are listed. This project supported by Oxfam Novib succeeded in popularizing the Manifesto as a tool for Ugandan citizens to enhance their participation in decision making on issues facing them.

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