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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 18 PRA learning methods in agricultural policy analysis: implications for training
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 18 PRA learning methods in agricultural policy analysis: implications for training Gerry Gill Participatory learning methods have most therefore even more necessary to stress the frequently been used by NGOs engaged in importance of the participatory approach and development activities within a discrete, well- seek to reverse attitudes and thinking. defined and geographically-concentrated area: a village, community, watershed or other Secondly, the hierarchical structure of relatively restricted geographical or socio- government extension systems make economic sphere. In our programme in Nepal horizontal linkages difficult, especially across we are attempting to adapt the participatory different administrative regions and different approach to the problems of information agencies. It is therefore essential to use collection for purposes of policy analysis in training programmes to help foster cooperation agriculture and related natural resource and positive peer group pressure to facilitate management. Here the problems and issues are research that will be both mutually compatible probably very different than for the above and consistently rigorous across the network. `NGO-development' model, differences which are reflected in the type of training methods to The time requirements imposed by the above be adopted. In terms of the purpose and will restrict the ...