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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 15 A brief guide to the principles of PLA (I)
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 15 A brief guide to the principles of PLA (I) This section of the Notes provides training The development of participatory materials for participatory learning, exploring approaches a different theme in each issue1. This issue examines how to ensure that training in participation covers more than the A brief history methodologies, but includes some theoretical and organisational issues. In recent years there has been a rapid expansion of new participatory methods and A key concern for trainers is that trainees approaches in the context of sustainable should be aware that participation does not development. These have drawn on many simply imply the mechanical application of a well-established traditions (such as activist `technique' or method, but is instead part of a participatory research, agroecosystem analysis, process of dialogue, action, analysis and applied anthropology, field research on change. The roots of participatory methods and farming systems, rapid rural appraisal) that approaches can be traced to many sources. have put participation, action research and Diversity is part of their strength. This section adult education at the forefront of attempts to provides a brief outline of the concepts central emancipate disempowered people. Make a to participatory learning and ...