PLA 52: General Issue

This edition of Participatory Learning and Action is a general issue, and includes articles from practitioners around the world. 

Article, 31 July 2005
Participatory Learning and Action
A journal for newcomers and experienced practitioners alike.

August 2005

Editors: Nicole Kenton, Angela Milligan and Holly Ashley

This edition of Participatory Learning and Action is a general issue which features a wide range of articles from practitioners, including:

  •  developing paralegal extension services in Cameroon 
  •  using PRA with disabled people to promote social inclusion in India 
  •  management innovations in government agricultural extension services in Namibia 
  •  participatory land use planning processes with land reform groups in South Africa 
  •  raising awareness of vulnerability to HIV/AIDS with Maasai communities in Tanzania 
  •  supporting village-level projects with a conservation programme in Tibet 
  •  involving children in municipal planning in Turkey 
  •  community-based planning for a road improvement scheme in the UK 

This issue also includes a selection of five extracts from Robert Chamber's new book ‘Ideas for Development’ published by Earthscan Ltd. Training tips include Reflect approaches to numeracy and running participatory photographic workshops.

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Working towards inclusion: experiences with disability and PRA
Alice Morris, Geeta Sharma, and Deepa Sonpal

Paralegal extension in North-West Cameroon
Nuhu Salihu and Sam Hickey

Robert Chambers

Participatory management in public extension services
Miguel Loureiro

Participatory photography: children's voices in municipal planning
Fahriye Sancar

Behaviour and attitudes of teachers, trainers, and facilitators
Robert Chambers

Promoting renewable energy in Tibet
Narayan Dhital

Land reform and participation in South Africa
Alastair Bradstock

Activities for ABC
Robert Chambers

'We have seen a light': participatory activities to explore HIV vulnerability
V. Corey Wright

Space and time for critical reflection and change
Robert Chambers

Cowley Road Matters: community transport and road design 
Clare Symonds

In search of deeper training, learning, and change
Robert Chambers

Tips for Trainers

`Other Oxford ': Participatory photography with homeless people in Oxford
Josh Brewer and Matthew Winpenny

Reflect training: numeracy

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