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Lessons from capacity building at Ha Giang, Vietnam (PLA 41)
Drawing on experiences from Vietnam, the authors describe their attempts to establish bottom-up participatory planning to help build capacity of rural communities. Lessons learnt from the process are documented, particularly those learnt from using participation in areas with low levels of literacy.
This article was published in PLA 41, a compilation of articles of general interest to participation practitioners (June 2001). 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, students and activists. All articles are peer-reviewed by an international editorial board.
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