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Standing up to the limits and challenges of participatory methods and approaches in Cameroon (PLA 41)
This paper looks at community participation, specifically in relation to conservation and development in Cameroon, and the limitations to such a process. Many of the key weaknesses are listed, including trouble with problem diagnosis and selectivity of available information, and the implications the author sees these having in future research.
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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