A brief report on the activities of the first phase of the Ghana Participatory Poverty Assessment which includes a section on methodological issues regarding the use of PRA in the study and in particular, its applicability in an urban context.
This document reports on how a participatory approach was used at a meeting of various groups to start the Learning for Life Project; a partnership between ODEC and members of the West Indian Day Centre.
One of the participatory tools used of particular interest was the construction by both older and younger members of a timeline of their experiences of racism in Oxford which acted as a starting point to explore key issues and concerns. The report includes an action plan drawn up by the group as a result of the discussions and activities.
Participatory impact assessment : Calcutta slum improvement project (February - May 1997). Vol. 1 : main findings report
Main findings of a participatory impact assessment in which people's own perceptions and indicators of change are compared with conventional monitoring indicators. The report also includes information on the impact of the project on the lives of women and children and raises issues of sustainability, equity and degree of participation in activities and outcomes.
Report of the results of a PRA carried out in two urban communities in Jordan.
Report of a participatory health needs assessment carried out on the Roundshaw Estate by a team of residents, health, housing and youth service workers, which focused specifically on residents views on well-being on the estate and their suggestions for improving the quality of life there. The report includes a section evaluating and reflecting on the process used, which examines amongst other aspects, reactions of the community members and also the Participatory Appraisal Team to the process.
Resource material for local and national networks to learn about and define sustainability in densely populated industrial regions. The handbook describes ways of mapping and defining flows in human and biological systems, measuring and assessing sustainability, building networks and organizing for action.