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People Land and Water.

Author: Guy Bessette
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
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In natural resource management research, best practice implies the participation of community members, research or development teams and other stakeholders to jointly identify research and development parameters and contribute to decision making. Ideally, the research or development process itself generates a situation of empowerment in which participants transform their vision and become able to take effective  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Bessette
ISBN: 1138978124 9781138978126 1844073432 9781844073436
OCLC Number: 994571348
Language Note: English.
Notes: And Our 'Perk' Was a Crocodile: Radio Ada and Participatory Natural Resource Management in Obane, Ghana: Kofi Larweh.
Description: 1 online resource (324 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; People, Land and Water; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Figures, Tables and Boxes; List of Contributors; Foreword by Nora Cruz Quebral; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; I. Introduction; Facilitating Dialogue, Learning and Participation in Natural Resource Management: Guy Bessette; II. Regional Perspectives; Participatory Development Communication: An Asian Perspective: Nora Cruz Quebral; Participatory Development Communication: An African Perspective: S.T. Kwame Boafo; III. Participatory Development Communication in Action. The Old Woman and the Martins: Participatory Communication and Local Knowledge in Mali: N'Golo DiarraIntroducing Participatory Development Communication within Existing Initiatives: A Case from Egypt: Rawya El Dabi; Goats, Cherry Trees and Videotapes: Participatory Development Communication for Natural Resource Management in Semi-Arid Lebanon: Shadi Hamadeh, Mona Haidar, Rami Zurayk, Michelle Obeid and Corinne Dick; From Resource-Poor Users to Natural Resource Managers: A Case from West Java: Amri Fahi. Participatory Research and Water Resource Management: Implementing the Communicative Catchment Approach in Malawi: Meya KalindekafeCommunication Across Cultures and Languages in Cambodia: Lun Kimhy and Sours Pinreak; Talking with Decision-Makers in North-Eastern Cambodia: Participatory Development Communication as an Evaluation Tool: Lun Kimhy; From Rio to the Sahel: Combatting Desertification: Ahmadou Sankaré and Yacouba Konaté; Engaging the Most Disadvantaged Groups in Local Development: A Case from Viet Nam: Le Van An. Conserving Biodiversity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: The Challenge of Participation: Pierre MumbuThe Word that Quenches Their Thirst: Rural Media and Participatory Development Communication in Burkina Faso: Souleymane Ouattara and Kadiatou Ouattara; Growing Bananas in Uganda: Reaping the Fruit of Participatory Development Communication: Nora Naiboka Odoi; Giving West African Women a Voice in Natural Resource Management and Policies: Rosalie Ouoba; Water: A Source of Conflict, a Source of Social Cohesion in Burkina Faso: Karidia Sanon and Souleymane Ouattara. Experimenting with Participatory Development Communication in West Africa: Fatoumata Sow and Awa AdjibadeStrategic Communication in Community-Based Fisheries and Forestry: A Case from Cambodia: Fakob S. Thompson; Paving the Way for Creating Space in Local Forest Management in the Philippines: Cleofe S. Torres; IV. Communication Tools and Participatory Approaches; Communication Tools in the Hands of Ugandan Farmers: Nora Naiboka Odoi; From Information to Communication in Burkina Faso: The Brave New World of Radio: Souleymane Ouattara and Kadiatou Ouattara.

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In natural resource management research, best practice implies the participation of community members, research or development teams and other stakeholders to jointly identify research and development parameters and contribute to decision making. Ideally, the research or development process itself generates a situation of empowerment in which participants transform their vision and become able to take effective action. Used increasingly widely in resource management, this process is known as Participatory Development Communication (PDC). This book presents conceptual and methodological issues r.

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'A practical book, with concrete examples of PDC up and running in the field.'Spore, December 2006.

 
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