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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 11 Reflections of a trainer
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 11 Reflections of a trainer James Mascarenhas Introduction Forestry Commission. It was amazing how we progressed towards a participatory plan. I was These are a few reflections from a rewarding assisted by Francis Chirunga and Peter of and I think extremely fruitful trip to Zimbabwe Silveira House, who brought in a lot of and South Africa in 1993. The trip was to help richness to the programme by demonstrating facilitate PRA training exercises with the various behavioural exercises. It was also great National Farming Network and the Forestry to meet up and work with Saiti Makuku. Commission in Zimbabwe, and in South Africa with MIDNET and AFFRA, informal The usual species recommended by the associations of development organisations. Forestry Commission is Eucalyptus (as in India, and for similar reasons), mainly due to lobbies for Eucalyptus plantations from Zimbabwe industrialists and tobacco farmers, their good survival rates and the fact that cattle don't eat My first programme was in Zimbabwe with them. However, the women listed over 300 the Natural Farming Network, a group of trees. We could not rank all of them, but an NGOs who are promoting organic farming, attempt was made to ...