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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 10 Growing from the grassroots: building participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation methods in PARC
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 10 Growing from the grassroots: building participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation methods in PARC Janet Symes and Sa'ed Jasser implications for agricultural development and · Introduction the use of participatory methods. This article discusses how, within PARC, we are slowly The Palestinian Agricultural Relief developing a more participatory approach to Committees, PARC, is a Palestinian NGO with monitor our rural work. almost two decades of experience working in Participation under occupation agriculture in rural areas of the West Bank and Gaza. PARC targets poor and marginalised farmers - both men and women - and works The occupation severely limits the control with them to improve their ability to make a people have over their lives leading to a living from farming and to develop a strong `culture of occupation' in which people feel Palestinian agricultural sector. powerless to promote change. On the other hand, the intifada saw a huge mobilisation of The Palestinian context - the people's popular power. Men, women and children struggle alike struggled together to promote their Palestinian identity and tried to build a Since 1967, the West Bank and Gaza have Palestinian nation that would give them back remained under ...