Participatory Development Methodologies in Africa

Publication year: 
1990

This report is a review of the different participatory methodologies used in development throughout Africa. It includes overviews of the literature on participatory development, and participation in agriculture and natural resource management, forestry, health, credit, literacy, water, and urban programming. Numerous methodologies are outlined (e.g. animation rurale, auto-evaluation, GRAAP, Theatre for Development, RRA etc.). ACORD's experience with participatory methodologies in Burkina Faso, Mali, Uganda and Sudan are discussed in detail. There are annotated bibliographies on ACORD and key general publications relating to participatory methodologies, and lists of key institutions.

Interest groups: 
This review may interest those involved in NGOs in Africa.
Pages: 
51p.
Publisher
ACORD
Available at IDS for reference
London
Publisher reference: 
ACORD

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E : Miscellaneous : Bibliographies 1394