RRA Notes 17: General Issue
This general issue of RRA Notes covers a number of methodologies and topics.
- 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
Raymond Auerbach et al
In the first of five articles describing the potential of ranking, Raymond Auerbach describes the use of visual techniques to determine development priorities in South Africa. The next two contributions are from India, describing how ranking methods helped analyse farmers’ processes of decision making and sustainability analysis. Michael Drinkwater writes about the effectiveness of using a matrix to evaluate finger millet varieties in Zambia.Another application of ranking was written by Marie-Noel Vieu who explores the potential for identifying priority areas of emergency relief supply.
The issue also includes case studies from Nigeria, India and Guinea Bissau.
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Helicopters at Nhlangwini
Resource flow – Venn diagrams: a two-in-one approach
Rama Gounder, K. Natarajamoorthy, C. Chinnusamy, P. Nasuredeen, R. Ganesan, N. Shanmugavalli, V. A. Sakunthala and J. Rao
Measuring agroecosystems properties: adaptation of the matrix scoring technique
M. Shanmugam, A. Palchamy, S. Jeeva, A. Kumar, K.C. John and Mr. and Mrs. Marappan
Ranking in the planning of an emergency programme in Angola
The role of focus group interviews in assessing the primary health care and family planning programme in India
Abusaleh Shariff and Pravin Visaria
Comparison of RRA and intensive residential study: the case of Marit, Plateau State, Nigeria
RRA Workshop Participants (Marit Team) and Newcastle University Expedition
Women's PRA in Hindupur
Rapid appraisal of organisational cultures: a challenge for field work
Uwe Kievelitz and Rolf-Dieter Reineke
Tips for Trainers: the Margolis Wheel