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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 19 The problem and solution game


Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988­2001 19 The problem and solution game Jeremy Swift and Abdi Noor Umar Background The problem and solution game This paper is based on socio-economic The problem and solution ranking game is best research carried out on the Isiolo Livestock played after a community has been ranked Development Programme, Kenya1. It describes according to wealth. It is important for a ranking game played by the research team planning purposes to know how equally with the inhabitants of Isiolo. The aim was to wealth, particularly in livestock, is spread in get different, yet related, groups of farmers to the communities being studied. identify and rank their own problems, and then suggest ways of solving them. The game is Households with few or no animals have based on a well-known and commonly played different perspectives and different problems board game. from those with many animals. Development priorities will be different. For example, a Local people are well placed to identify and restocking programme might be a priority for understand development problems, and to households with few animals, while better identify potential solutions. It is widely agreed marketing facilities would be more appropriate that their knowledge and perceptions ...

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