The book explores the main issues and concerns of development professionals about adapting PRA from micro to macro organisations. It includes a checklist of practical considerations on training, taking projects from pilots and scaling up, changing institutional cultures and procedures and introducing participatory monitoring and evaluation.
This book chronicles the Indo-German Bilateral Project's experiences in India using a set of nine indicators to evaluate its Representative Watershed Programme. This indicator set is designed to measure progress towards the objectives of natural resource management and livelihood enhancement as well as estimate project sustainability and replicability.
Overview document in a series of eight complementary documents developed for people interested in assessing sustainability. This project has developed and tested methods for all three types of assessment: system assessment, self assessment and project assessment. Tools and methods are examined in detail in the individual booklets.
One in a series of eight complementary documents developed for people interested in assessing sustainability. PRAM is a method to help planners, field workers and researchers reflect on a system from an early stage and thereby assist in identifying priority areas for action and research. PRAM can be used to assess any region, from a village to a continent.
Questions of Survival: A Questioning Approach to Understanding Sustainable and Equitable Development
One in a series of eight complementary documents developed for people interested in assessing sustainability. This booklet describes a set of questions about people's relations with each other and the ecosystem. Its main purpose is to support self assessment, but it is also useful as an introduction to identifying changes in ecosystem and human wellbeing in system assessment.
Reflective Institutions: Eight Characteristics of Institutions that Encourage and Respond to Learning by Doing
One in a series of eight complementary documents developed for people interested in assessing sustainability. This volume is designed to help an organisation develop a capacity for reflection by clarifying its mission, analysing what makes an institution reflective, and then restructuring accordingly.