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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 10 PRA approach and strategy: the HIDA/MYRADA Agro- Forestry Programme in Andhra Pradesh
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 10 PRA approach and strategy: the HIDA/MYRADA Agro- Forestry Programme in Andhra Pradesh Eva Robinson Introduction enable them to formulate programmes which are relevant to these needs. The PRA method The Hope International Development Agency will also have implications on the ongoing (HIDA) Social Forestry Program is a five year monitoring and evaluation of these program in Andhra Pradesh with two programmes. objectives: We were faced with the difficult task of 1. To help alleviate poverty in rural Andhra introducing the PRA concept to a wide range Pradesh, through educating and motivating of voluntary agencies, both in terms of villagers to plant trees and raise nurseries, philosophy and capacity, with staff from thereby creating assets for themselves; varied educational backgrounds, spread out and, over a large geographic area. We have adopted 2. To help improve the environment in rural the `Broadcast Sowing' approach, which Andhra Pradesh as a result of tree planting means that we personally hold a series of PRA and related activities such as soil and workshops, one each month in one out of water conservation techniques. seven cluster locations with different participants each time. Since the beginning of There are 24 ...