Rapid appraisal techniques: a tool for planning and managing animal health and production development programmes

Publication year: 
1994

This paper outlines the main steps in carrying out a rapid appraisal (RA) to provide a quick, systematic and cost-effective picture of livestock conditions and veterinary problems, especially in agro-pastoral communities. It is concluded that rapid assessment methods are a good complement to, although not a substitute for, more quantitative methods.

Interest groups: 
This article will be useful for researchers, livestock specialists and animal health workers working at the local level
Source publication information
Journal Title: 
RRA Notes
Volume: 
20
Pages: 
78-86
Publisher
IIED, 3 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H ODD, UK