Essays about: "concept of Participatory Rural Appraisal"

Found 3 essays containing the words concept of Participatory Rural Appraisal.

  1. 1. Local dynamics and external drivers of agro-ecological change in Southwestern Ethiopia

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Julia Hedtjärn Swaling; [2012]
    Keywords : Ethiopia; agricultural change; agroecology; top-down; bottom-up; political ecology; landesque capital; participatory rural appraisal;

    Abstract : While previous research on African smallholder agriculture has been criticized of focusing on the sole factor of population pressure as driver of agricultural degradation or intensification, the present study tries to nuance this debate by providing empirically grounded research, exploring the dynamics behind local agro-ecological change. The thesis specifically studies the dynamics behind small-scale farmers’ crop choices in relation to their management of trees in cropland in Gera District, Ethiopia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stakeholders participation and feedback mechanism in BSAP adoption and implementation : case study : Sweden at national level

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Kassa Lemma; Yosief Tesfatsion; [2009]
    Keywords : BSAP; Baltic Sea; Environmental problems; Stakeholders Participation; Level of Participation and Feedback Mechanism; Soft System Thinking; participatory Approach; Participatory Rural Appraisal;

    Abstract : Due to the interdependency that exists between the ecosystem resources and its users, successful implementation of ecosystem-based management depends on the identification and understanding of different stakeholders, their practices, expectations and interests. Today, many scientists and resource managers agree that the involvement of stakeholders is a key factor for a successful management regime in the marine environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Helping communities to help themselves - Evaluating the potential of participation in a Participatory Rural Appraisal in Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jessica Schilling; Annie Sturesson; [2006]
    Keywords : Participatory Rural Appraisal; World Neighbours; Kenya; Civil society; Capabilities; Power structures; Social sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In this paper we discuss and analyse participatory methods in development programs. The concept of participation has changed during the last decades in the development discourse towards an empowering approach. In participatory programs participation is considered as a means to empower communities. READ MORE