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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 5 `Say it with pictures': an account of a self assessment process in a dairy sector support project in Tanzania
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 5 `Say it with pictures': an account of a self assessment process in a dairy sector support project in Tanzania Kate Forrester Kibuga and Steve Power Introduction These self-assessment (SA) days would be a chance for project clients1 to assess the new The Southern Highlands Dairy Development project approach as well as evaluate the Project (SHDDP) has been working in implementation of project activities. It was Tanzania since 1979 to strengthen the private also intended that the SA should be a learning dairy sector, with the specific goal of exercise for all those involved, and `contributing to the family income of dairy subsequently take its place amongst the farmers and the nutritional status amongst standard management tools of the project. To their communities'. Initially the project focus this end, a number of different methods and was on distributing in-calf heifers to small- tools were designed by the authors and tested scale farmers in order to increase the dairy during the self-assessment process. A separate herd in two regions of Tanzania. However, in SA was also carried out for staff. the latest phase of the project (1996-99), SHDDP has taken a new approach, moving Selection ...