A practical guide to ensuring that people play an active part in the development process, this collection of essays focuses on the role of the facilitator, drawing on the field experience of the contributors in a variety of settings.'
Table of Contents
Foreword - Robert Chambers Participation - Shirley A White Walk the Talk! PART ONE: THE ART OF ACTIVATION The Catalyst Communicator - Shirley A White and K Sadanandan Nair Facilitation without Fear Facilitator or Advocate - Ndunge Kiiti and Erik Nielsen What's the Difference? Synergizing Participation - Simone St Anne Are You Able to Enable? A Journey in Search of Facilitative Communication - Ricardo Ramirez Confessions of an Outside Facilitator - Peggy Koniz-Booher Developing Educational Materials in the Dominican Republic Listening, Respect and Caring - Jim Lees and Sonali Ojha The Heart of Participatory Work with Children PART TWO: THE ART OF TECHNIQUE Facilitating Participatory Action Research - Ricardo G[ac]omez Looking into the Future with Orlando Fals Borda Women in Agriculture - Kathleen E Colverson Participation and Access Linking Scientist and Farmer - Meredith Fowlie Insights from a Nepal Experience Participatory Use of Economic Indicators - Josh Galper Facilitating Grassroots Participation in Development - Chike Anyaegbunam, Paolo Mefalopulos and Titus Moetsabi New Training Models and Techniques The Discovery Principle - Renuka Bery A Participatory Approach to Training Planning Community Radio as Participatory Development - John L Hochheimer Facilitating Participation - Don Richardson Accessing Internet Services for Development PART THREE: THE ART OF COMMUNITY BUILDING Opening the Door for People's Participation - Marilyn W Hoskins Enabling Participatory Decision-Making at the Grassroots - Joseph Ascroft and Ilias Hristodoulakis Confronting Conflict through Collaborative Action - Anne Marie Johnston So What's All the Limping About? - Shirley A White