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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 4 Using Rapid Rural Appraisal for project identification: Report on a training exercise in Jama'are local government area, Bauchi State, Northern Nigeria
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 4 Using Rapid Rural Appraisal for project identification: Report on a training exercise in Jama'are local government area, Bauchi State, Northern Nigeria Michael Hubbard, Robert Leurs and Andrew Nickson Introduction Ideally we should have consulted others than the village head in making the selection of key informants. But this is very difficult, In April this year we co-operated with especially if the wealth ranking is done at the Ahmadu Bello University in running a pilot beginning of the work. Advance literature on course on rural project identification for heads of local government departments of the village or the area would be useful, Agriculture and of Community Development particularly if there are any indications from of several states in Northern Nigeria. The this of any particular group (occupation, course was based on fieldwork in five villages status, culture), which is thought to be particularly deprived. In our case we did not in the Jama'are local government area, Bauchi have such advance information. Our own state. We focussed the fieldwork on applying findings suggested that among deprived Rapid Rural Appraisal (RRA) techniques, namely wealth ranking, community, group and groups are old couples whose children have household ...