Improving Participative Planning and Decision-Making

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This chapter from a guide to participatory land and water resource management, designed for community leaders and extension officers in Australia, discusses participatory planning for community action. Its main points are: the planning process consists of situational analysis, goal-setting, selection of solutions, development of implementation plans and monitoring and evaluation; seven steps are given to provide understanding of institutional planning undertaken by various agencies in the district; eight steps work through community planning by developing managerial skills; and eight techniques for improving participatory planning are described in detail. The chapter is written in a comprehensible and interactive style.

pp. 173-200
Working Together for Land Care: Group Management Skills and Strategies
Australian Academic Press
Australian Academic Press Pty. Ltd., 32 Jeays St., Bowen Hills, Queensland, 4006 Australia
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Australian Academic Press

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D : Planning 1498