An Introduction to Rapid Rural Appraisal for Agricultural Development

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This book is intended to supply sufficient information so that development workers can judge the likely usefulness of a Rapid Rural Appraisal (RRA) approach in their projects and programmes, and select the techniques most appropriate to their needs and resources. The emphasis is on a methodology which is rigorous, cost-effective and multidisciplinary. RRA aims to work with farmers and local community leaders to analyse local problems. An extensive annotated bibliography of RRA literature is included.

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This book may be of interest to government policy makers and planners in the South, NGO rural fieldworkers, agriculturalists and economists.
96 p.
IIED Sustainable Agriculture Programme
IIED, 3 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H 0DD, UK
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IIED Sustainable Agriculture Programme

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A : Participatory Approaches : RRA and early days of PRA 78