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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 11 Participatory impact monitoring of a soil and water conservation programme by farmers, extension volunteers and AKRSP in Gujara
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 11 Participatory impact monitoring of a soil and water conservation programme by farmers, extension volunteers and AKRSP in Gujarat Parmesh Shah, Girish Bharadwaj and Ranjit Ambastha AKRSP supports village institutions in The sequence of participatory undertaking soil and water conservation on the impact monitoring private land holdings of the farmers as a part of the watershed management programme, identified by the villagers as one of their The sequence involves the following steps: priorities for natural resources management. · Discussion with each farmer on his field; The village institutions nominate village extension volunteers; (village extensionists or EV's) who take up responsibility for appraisal, · Deciding the variables to be observed with technology generation, adaptation and the farmer groups; diffusion, implementation, management and monitoring of the programme. These EV's go · Ground mapping of Baseline and Impact through a series of `experience sharing' and Maps; `learning' exercises in which they learn from · Paper Mapping mainly through symbols; other farmers, other EV's and outsiders. They prepare watershed treatment plans and maps · Presentation of these findings to watershed for their village and subsequently use these outlet groups; maps for monitoring the implementation of the · Aggregation ...