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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 3 Participatory RRA in Gujarat
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 3 Participatory RRA in Gujarat Jennifer McCracken · Introduction village-level planning for use by the Aga Khan Rural Support programme (India). I joined Are not all RRAs participatory? Well, they are staff from AKRSP(I) and together we to the extent that it is the local people who are designed and conducted a participatory type of interviewed and it is their needs which the RRA in two villages in the coastal district of RRAers seek to investigate/address. But just Gujarat - Lathodra and Kambalia. We did not how much can these local people be involved follow exactly the same procedure in each in actually conducting the appraisal work? village, but the general schedule was along the This was one of the questions which we set out lines of that shown in Table 1. Each of the two to answer last September/October in Gujarat. six-person teams which conducted each week- long RRA was made up of AKRSP(I) staff and The principal objective of the RRA exercise myself, and included specialists in agriculture, was to develop a framework for participatory forestry, watershed management, monitoring and community and cooperation work. Table 1. General schedule of the RRA model ...