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Participatory planning by the book: lessons from the region of Mopti, Mali (PLA 44)

Mamadou Bangaly

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In this paper the author assesses the problems of following a set of United Nations guidelines to establish and run a participatory programme. In the project, using local trainers to strengthen capacity of Rural Councils in Mali to help them to access resources, a multitude of problems were encountered when the guidelines were strictly adhered to.

Participatory Learning and Action (PLA, formerly PLA Notes) is the world's leading series on participatory learning and action approaches and methods. PLA publishes articles on participation aimed at practitioners, researchers, academics and activists. All articles are peer-reviewed by an international editorial board. See: www.planotes.org

This article was published in PLA 44: Local Government and Participation (June 2002).
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  • IIED code: G02003
  • Published: Jun 2002 - IIED
  • Area: Mali
  • Theme: Participation
  • Source pub: Participatory Learning and Action series, issue 44: Local Government and Participation
  • Language: English

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