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Participatory evaluation of work with self-help groups to promote conservation farming

Participatory evaluation of work with self-help groups to promote conservation farming

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Published by KIFCON in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Kakamega Forest Reserve Region.,
  • Kakamega Forest Reserve Region
    • Subjects:
    • Organic farming -- Kenya -- Kakamega Forest Reserve Region.,
    • Agricultural innovations -- Kenya -- Kakamega Forest Reserve Region.,
    • Organic gardening -- Kenya -- Kakamega Forest Reserve Region -- Evaluation -- Citizen participation.,
    • Agricultural innovations -- Kenya -- Kakamega Forest Reserve Region -- Evaluation -- Citizen participation.,
    • Self-help groups -- Kenya -- Kakamega Forest Reserve Region.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKIFCON in association with the Organic Matter Network.
      ContributionsKenya Indigenous Forest Conservation Programme., Organic Matter Network.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS605.5 .P37 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 leaves :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL654893M
      LC Control Number96982622

      Lessons from 10 Years of the Equator Prize Empowered lives. Gender equality: formation of women’s self-help groups, granting of land rights to women, and awareness raising around gender issues for field trips and conservation training courses, or work with local schools to mainstream environmental conser-. Sustaining watersheds that were developed through community mobilization are a major challenge in Ethiopia despite significant efforts to promote soil and water conservation technologies and approaches. This paper investigates the hypothesis that institutional rationality and functionality play an important role in developing enduring watersheds by comparing the Author: Gebremedn Tesfaye, Tena Alamirew, Asfaw Kebede, Gete Zeleke.

      To promote participation, a series of methods have been developed, such as participatory rural appraisal (PRA). Participatory rural appraisal is "a growing family of approaches and methods to enable local (rural and urban) people to express, enhance, share, and analyze their knowledge of life and conditions, to plan and to act" (Chambers b. Farmer participatory evaluation of sorghum variety 12KNICSV released as SAMSORG45 nicknamed Improved or new Deko by farmers. Photo: I Angarawai, ICRISAT Nigeria. Varietal releases and work done through TL III project. 12 improved varieties released through TL III project: Groundnut 6, Cowpea 2, Chickpea 4.

      Participatory Plant Breeding (PPB) techniques and procedures, a path way to revive participatory conservation activities, as practiced by the poor tribal farming community, in Jeypore tract of Orissa, claimed to be the secondary centre of origin of rice, helped tribal community in Orissa for improving their livelihoods. Activities will include (i) training in participatory social forestry methods and village use planning and zoning (ii) establishment of community and farmer nurseries (iii) afforestation (iv) promote income generation activities for community through better NRM practices and (v) involving women in forestry interventions.


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Participatory evaluation of work with self-help groups to promote conservation farming Download PDF EPUB FB2

It issued a manual on farming systems field methods entitled The Farming Systems Approach to Development and Appropriate Technology Generation 74 which covers the strong role of participation in the farming systems approach, including PRA, farmer-managed trials, work with farmer groups and participatory farmer evaluation.

Participatory evaluation is a process of self-assessment, collective knowledge production, and cooperative action in which the stakeholders in a development intervention participate substantively in the identification of the evaluation issues, the design of the evaluation, the collection and analysis of data, and the action taken as a result of.

Self-Help Groups in Indian Agriculture: A Case Study of Farmer Groups in Punjab, Northern India Article (PDF Available) in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems 37(5). FAO, The group promoters resource book-a practical guide to building rural self-help groups, Rome, p FAO, Case Studies of People's Participation in WM in Asia, Part I, Field Doc.

Participatory monitoring and evaluation food for work) should be used to promote conservation activities such as reafforestation or. The practical experiences of participatory research in the book are expected to be a good reference to those researchers and research institutions to implement and institutionalize the approach.

Keywords: participatory research, Ethiopia, national agricultural research system, Farmer Research Groups, FRGs, institutionalizationAuthor: Dawit Alemu. Institutional Functionality in Participatory Integrated W atershed Development of T ana Sub-Basin, Ethiopia Gebremedn T esfaye 1, T ena Alamirew 2, *, Asfaw Kebede 3 and Gete Zeleke 2.

Evaluation is a key aspect: communicators must learn to assess the results of their efforts, by means of criteria which respect the value of participation by people. Training for groups taking part in participatory communication activities must also be considered.

They must be able to recognize the value of their traditional knowledge. Community development, informally called community building, is a broad term applied to the practices and academic disciplines of civic leaders, activists, involved citizens and professionals to improve various aspects of local communities.

Community development seeks to empower individuals and groups of people by providing these groups with the skills they need to effect. This article offers an account of a self-assessment process in a dairy sector in Tanzania. It discusses the work of the Southern Highlands Dairy Development Project in re-orienting their dairy support sector approach towards one that works with households involved in dairy work in a more participatory manner.

Her core areas of work were mainly promotion of Non-Chemical Agriculture Practice, Tribal Development, uplifting Ultra-Poor Families through Income Generation Activities (IGA), Social Inclusion and Strengthening Community Platforms like Self-Help Groups, Water User Associations, Village Cluster and FPO.

’where the land is greener’ is a powerful title for a book on soil and water management. It conjures up images of where things are better – and the direction farming families want to go, literally or metaphorically.

Those millions of people who make their living from soil and water, out of plants and animals, depend quite simply on. Participatory action research (PAR) is an approach to research in communities that emphasizes participation and seeks to understand the world by trying to change it, collaboratively and following reflection.

PAR emphasizes collective inquiry and experimentation grounded in experience and social history. Introduction: Challenges for participatory development in contemporary development practice Pamela Thomas, The Australian National University Accumulating knowledge: Voices from the past Features This issue of Development Bulletin considers the key factors that influence participatory development processes and practices in the changing contexts.

Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your. Participatory approach to WSM program appears to be contributing to the development of all the five capitals in rural areas (ICIMOD, ).

Different components of WSM, viz., conservation farming, agroforestry, and conservation engineering have positive : V. Ratna Reddy. RIPAT is an APPROACH to agricultural development through motivation, grouping, and new knowledge;is a kind of an extension approach – a generic model – on how to design agricultural development projects for small holders; and is about how to reach farmers with new knowledge in a way they find relevant.A RIPAT project can include various types of technologies (basket of.

Introduction. The results of any in-depth rural analysis, such as livelihoods analysis (see Chapter 3: Farming-related Livelihoods), reveal the breadth and interconnectivity of the social, economic, technical, infrastructural, and policy issues facing rural tional agricultural research and extension systems are not designed to deal with this : Barry Pound, Czech Conroy.

China PLEC probably had the longest experience with local involvement in biodiversity management. PLEC scientists in China began to look for diversity in local agroforestry even beforewhen they started on participatory work with farmers of the demonstration villages that had evolved into PLEC.

The Alumni Awards are individual awards of up to $1, designed to support the International Fellowships Program alumni in a wide range of professional, academic, and community activities that provide a benefit to their home communities. Examples of activities that are eligible for funding include.

or Major Work Phase (MWP) will be implemented over a maximum period of 3 years. Implementation of this phase is possible for the PFA / NGO only when the entire watershed community is mobilized and organized into various groups like, User Groups (UGs), Farmers Interest Groups (FIGs), Self Help Groups.

The assumption that guides all conservation efforts is that genetic resources are under threat and need to be safeguarded (Brush ) as essential source of foods to sustain healthy diets and a source of genes to supply resistance and functional traits in breeding programs (Jones et al.

).Maintaining or conserving diversity in situ is an active and purposeful part of farm Author: Netsayi Noris Mudege, Silvia Sarapura Escobar, Vivian Polar. Project Global Environment Objective is to enhance the conservation of globally significant biodiversity and ensure its long-term sustainability by promoting participatory conservation mechanisms in biodiversity-rich landscapes - M ha of land in Protected Areas in selected landscapes more effectively managed for conservation outcomes.

TC’s initial work on financial empowerment of women through thrift societies and self-help groups, has had a number of interesting offshoots.

One of these is in agriculture. Several of the women’s thrift groups realized that amongst the most common items for which loans were taken, was the expensive inputs (fertilizers, pesticides) that.