Molnar, A.

Review of Rapid Appraisal Methods for Use in Community Forestry

This report provides an overview of some RRA methods developed by social scientists to improve people's participation in community forestry and to tailor conventional survey and interview methods to gather needed information at all stages of project and programme development. It focuses on informal survey and interview techniques used in project design and evaluation and in discussions with local communities for common resource management planning.

A Review of Rapid Appraisal Tools for Use in Natural Resource Management Planning and Project Design and Execution

This report is a review of and guide to RRA methods and approaches used in natural resource management projects. It is directed at those who wish to use RRA but find it difficult to choose among different methods, to decide about the time and resource requirements, or to identify and resolve potential limitations. The introduction discusses problems with other methods, what the RRA tool kit can and cannot offer and methodological issues for the use of RRA. Chapter 2 lists the methods and briefly discusses their appropriate application.