Information for 6072IIED
RRA Notes 3: General issue
This edition is concerned with methodologies at several different stages of the development process. It includes the following items:
An article looking at the technique of ranking for analysing species of trees and shrubs eaten by cattle in Nigeria.
A report from Papua New Guinea on the use of 'repertory grid analysis' to compare formal land evaluation with local people's evaluation.
A paper about the NERAD project which creates user-oriented handbooks on RRA methods. This item reports on a handbook on sustainability analysis that was produced in both Thai and English.
An article describing the use of local calendars and oral history for dating and putting ages to people, for nutritional studies, to put a timescale on local vegetation change, and also as an icebreaker.
The final article reports from North West Pakistan on using stories to describe information.