It describes the activities of ActionAid in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan, specifically in an area known as Hazara. An essentially descriptive account, it begins by considering the general characteristics of the region: who live there, how they live, and a brief assessment of the level of development. The emphasis is on agriculture and its impact on the local economy. Finally, a brief account of ActionAid's activities is given. PRA has been at the heart of ActionAid's approach, helping the people of the region to identify their own priorities.
Agriculturalists, fieldworkers, practitioners, managers, those working in NGOs, as well as those operating at the community and project level.