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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 Editorial for the 10th anniversary issue of PLA Notes
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 Editorial for the 10th anniversary issue of PLA Notes 10th anniversary issue first three articles: Bhattacharyya and Murray describe the use of community-based Welcome to the tenth anniversary issue of PLA assessment and pla nning for maternal and Notes! The first issue of RRA Notes appeared child healthcare in Ethiopia and Zambia, in June 1988. It is testimony to the popularity Hamilton et al. introduce a novel way of and importance of participatory methods, and undertaking participatory needs assessment the commitment to sharing experiences with displaced people, and Neela Mukherjee outlines her experiences in Bangladesh of amongst practitioners, that this series has introducing community participation at the evolved into the PLA Notes that is produced stage of project formulation. today. It is perhaps apt that most of the articles in this The final two articles in the general section anniversary issue explore the theme of have an agricultural theme. Thiele and participation, literacy and empowerment. Terrazas present their work in Bolivia on using participatory methods to understand Based on experiences with REFLECT, this indigenous approaches to soil conservation. issue demonstrates how participation must This is followed by a short article by William become a ...