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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 15 Going to scale: community resource appraisal and planning in the Philippines
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 15 Going to scale: community resource appraisal and planning in the Philippines Larry P. Nacionales and Maxwell P. Wilkie Introduction SMISLE is mandated to support a micro- project based approach to development. Since 1986, the European Union has supported Typically, micro-projects are directed at a series of integrated agricultural development achieving a priority objective of a community, programmes in the Philippines working in using local knowledge, resources and expertise some of the poorest and most remote parts of where possible, and the capital and technical resources of SMISLE (and other development the country. A major concern of these partners) where necessary. Emphasis is given programmes has been the development of to both quick-acting assistance to increase community based methodologies which foster local participation in planning, implementing, productivity, production and income, and monitoring and evaluating micro-projects. actions necessary to sustain development initiatives. In this paper we describe the community Individual communities usually participate in resource appraisal and planning process which several micro-projects and take a progressively was developed and piloted in one geographical greater responsibility for the development and area (Zone 1) of one of these programmes, the Small Islands Agricultural Support Services implementation of ...