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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 3 Participatory Rural Appraisal and Planning (PRAP): the experience of the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP)
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 3 Participatory Rural Appraisal and Planning (PRAP): the experience of the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) Parmesh Shah, Girish Bharadwaj and Ranjit Ambastha AKRSP was established in 1985 to promote development plans of the government, and catalyse community participation in natural people raise resources for funding their resource management through village plans through government, banks and institutions for increased income generation and other development agencies and village productivity for rural communities. AKRSP institutions are able to perform most works with village communities in Gujarat support functions without external using the following approach: cataylitic support. 1. Participatory appraisal and planning for 8. Influencing the government to promote development of natural resources in the participatory approaches in the village. development process at various stages - 2. Formation of village institutions for Planning, Implementation, Management implementation of a Village Natural and Monitoring and develop policies Resources Management Plan prepared by enabling development of such approaches. the villagers. Activities undertaken by the 3. Implementation of the activities identified village institutions in the plan prepared by the villagers through local village institutions. The activities undertaken by the village 4. Technical, financial, training and institutions as a part of ...