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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 7 Anantapur experiment in 'PRA' training


Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988­2001 7 Anantapur experiment in 'PRA' training Somesh Kumar Introduction Keeping the above objectives in view, a schedule of events was worked out as follows: Anantapur is a drought prone district of · Andhra Pradesh in India. Here the remote Training (Briefing about PRA - 1 day) · sensing technology has been used to identify Exercise (Conducting the PRA in a village 16 priority watersheds, each extending to an for 3 days and nights by the teams on their area approximately 4,000 hectares. Each own) watershed is looked after by a team consisting · Debriefing (Experience sharing amongst of 9 members from various Line Departments the teams - 1 day) such as Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Irrigation, Horticulture, Social Forestry, Training Fishery, Groundwater Department etc. Some of these teams have a few members The theoretical training was just for a day to overlapping. The watershed programme is orient the participants so they could conduct implemented by these departments and the PRA on their own. So the exercise was a monitored by the District Rural Development kind of learning by doing oneself. The Agency (DRDA), Anantapur. The DRDA has debriefing was given importance as a learning problems ...

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