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PADev Guidebook

PADev is an innovative toolbox of tools and methods that have been designed to get a bottom-up assessment of development and change in a particular area over a period of time based on the value systems of the population.  PADev is thus a holistic and participatory approach to development assessment.  It differs from conventional assessment methods which tend to focus on a single agency/project/programme with an expert-driven approach to evaluation.  Instead, PADev assesses a wide range of changes, projects and agencies and may look back over 20-30 years.  As an alternative approach to conve