Some reflections of a new PRA participant: the development manager

Publication year: 
1994

This provocative article reflects on the experience of conducting PRA exercises in Madhya Pradesh, India. The issues relate to Kulkarni's role as "development manager" in the context of villagers working directly with government officials. The ethical, political and methodological dimensions of PRA (specifically wealth ranking and social mapping) are all brought out in the discussion.

Interest groups: 
Trainers of trainers, trainers, planners and policy makers (particularly in the Government context) need to consider the issues raised in this article.
Source publication information
Journal Title: 
RRA Notes
Volume: 
19
Pages: 
38-39
Publisher
IIED, 3 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H ODD, UK
Holdings: 
IIED