RRA Notes 14: General Issue
This issue of RRA Notes contains eight articles covering a range of participatory and RRA methodologies. It also reviews the results of the first RRA Notes readership survey.
- Participatory Learning and Action: a journal for newcomers and experienced practitioners alike
- About PLA: Background, aims and history of the journal
- Explore the archive: browse and download issues or individual articles
In this issue, Gerry Gill reviews the reliability of data collected in PRA and RRA work. Alice Welbourn describes the value of mapping and seasonality analyses for exploring intracommunal differences in Ghana, Sierra Leone, Malawi and Bangladesh. Ejigu Jonfa and his colleagues describe how they encouraged Ethiopians to produce map-models of their village. Anil Shah and K Chandramouli look at innovative uses of simple techniques during fieldwork in India.
K Chandramouli’s discusses identifying and providing support to the poor. Jennifer Sutton and Blair Orr describe the use of the school essay method as a means of learning from school students about their perceptions of latrines. James Fairhead sets out hints for investigators concerned with understanding farmers’ management of crop health. Somesh Kumar and A Santhi Kumari employ the diary approach to describe their work in an Andhra Pradesh village.
The final article is the review of the RRA Notes Readership Survey.
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But how does it compare with the REAL data?
Gerard J. Gill
RRA and the analysis of difference
Participatory modelling in North Omo, Ethiopia: investigating the perceptions of different groups through models
Ejigu Jonfa, Haile Mariam Tebeje, Tadesse Dessalegn, Hailu Halala and Andrea Cornwall
The use of the school essay as an RRA technique: a case study from Bong County, Liberia
Jennifer A. Sutton and Blair D`Orr
The Thippapur experience: a PRA diary
Somesh Kumar and A Santhi Kumari
RRA Notes Readership Survey