Current challenges facing participatory rural appraisal

Publication year: 
1996

This article provides a summary of the major challenges currently facing PRA, as well as the changes implied by some of these challenges. The challenges are considered at six different levels, namely the individual, community, organisational, project and programme, donor and policy levels. The challenges identified are drawn from the literature on PRA, as well as from a recent series of workshops held by the author with the staff of six NGOs that are promoting PRA in South Asia. The article concludes by attributing these challenges to five cross-cutting factors: differences in power, culture, knowledge, money and time.

Source publication information
Journal Title: 
Public Administration and Development
Volume: 
Vol.16
Pages: 
57-72
Publisher
Available at IDS for reference

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Shelfmark in IDS Resource Centre
A : Participatory Approaches : PRA and PLA 1166