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Sustaining participation: what are the challenges? A review of the Uganda Participatory Development Network (UPDNet) annual meeting 24th-25th August, 2000
Document begins: Sustaining participation: 5 what are the challenges? A review of the Uganda Participatory Development Network (UPDNet) annual meeting Peter Ejautene Okiira 24th-25th August 2000 The Uganda Participatory Development Network (UPDNet) Best practice for sustaining is a member of the Resource Centres for Participatory participation Learning and Action (RCPLA) Network1. This article reviews a recent UPDNet workshop, held in August 2000, Work methods where members met to discuss the issues and challenges We almost all agreed that our own work methods had to of sustaining a participatory process. be reviewed or enhanced to sustain participation. Key rationales are listed below. · We must be participatory in our own organisations Introduction (participatory planning, management, managers being more transparent, being given challenging tasks etc.). The Uganda Participatory Development Network (UPDNet), We need to be participatory in all aspects of our work; a loose network of organisations, institutions and furthermore, we need to build a culture of true individuals who are interested in promoting the use of participation. participatory development techniques in Uganda, recently · Identifying and involving `beneficiaries' at all times and held a two-day workshop on the theme `Sustaining in all aspects of projects/programmes. This includes all Participation: what are the ...