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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 6 Participation in Scotland: the rural development forestry programme
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 6 Participation in Scotland: the rural development forestry programme Andrew S. Inglis and Ann Lussignea Introduction responsibility, was to produce four case studies analysing different local situations regarding The use of RRA and PRA in developed rural people and forestry around Scotland. PRA countries has been increasing over the last few was chosen for this analysis. A major reason for years, and includes examples from Austria this choice was that NGOs' attempts to introduce change had failed to convince policy (Kievelitz and Forster, 1994); Switzerland makers in the past. We felt that presenting local (Scheuermeier and Ison, 1992), Australia people's aspirations would be a far more (Ampt and Ison, 1989; Dunn 1993), North America (Gaventa and Lewis, 1991) and the convincing approach in signalling that change UK (Cresswell, 1992) on topics ranging from was required. land degradation and farming research to economic education and health. However, few The most widespread form of public participation in natural resource matters in of the studies have examined in any detail the Scotland at present is through the Town and application of the methodology and how well it Country Planning system. This is limited to the transfers to ...