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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 Feedback

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Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988­2001 Feedback. Feedback. Feedback. 18 Different perspectives: experiences with RRA in Zambezi District, Zambia by Bart Pijnenburg and Daniëlla de Winter, with a response by Bara Gueye Introduction marketing and agricultural inputs, credit schemes, water wells, improved markets for honey and wax and the establishment of rural This article reflects on our experiences with workshops etc. In principle, the project was RRA in Zambezi District, Zambia. We came across unexpected problems that we feel need implemented through existing local institutions to be addressed in the participation debate. The and government departments. However, the article starts with background information on local population accredited the project the area which may explain peoples' attitude successes to `the Germans'. In the late 1980s, support for agricultural credit, input supply, towards outside intervention. We then describe oxen and crop marketing was taken over by a problems related to the interaction between Dutch funded project. This project ceased researchers and farmers and our different perspectives on the RRA exercise. abruptly in 1991. While the projects had success in terms of Zambezi district increased agricultural output (especially maize and rice production), the improvements were Zambezi is located in a remote corner of ...

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