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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 13 Process observation in PRA: guidelines and reflections
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 13 Process observation in PRA: guidelines and reflections N. Narayanasamy and R. Ramesh Expansion of PRA improvisation of methods, depend on critical reflection by practitioners. The quality of PRA Participatory rural appraisal (PRA) is and its credibility will be improved if the increasingly used. In the process of process is observed, reflected upon and contributing to growth and development, PRA learning experiences fed back into practice. It itself is undergoing significant evolution as it is our experience that a PRA practitioner is put to use by a multitude of agencies from should never forget that each PRA session is a villagers to World Bank officials. new learning experience. Significance of process Task of the process observer observation A process observer is generally asked to observe and note down events, incidents and The growth and spread of PRA has transactions that occur in the course of precipitated much debate. Recently, concern gathering and sharing information. Based on has centred on the way in which this, he or she prepares a report that is shared methodologies are employed and the quality of among the team members during in-house PRA. One response to this, which is the ...