Methods for Community Participation
A complete guide for practitioners
1. Conceptual Specifications
2. Space~related PRA Methods
3. Time,related PRA Methods
4. PRA Relation Methods
6 Myths about PRA
About the Author
Part of the excitement of PRA is that there is no end. There will Foreword 17 always be more to discover in our search for better ways of doing things. And we can be grateful for the way this book provides us with a resource of experience and insights on which to draw, helping us to travel further and faster on our individual paths of exploration. 15 September 2001 Robert Chambers
'Somesh Kumar has compiled this useful collection with the intention of promoting creativity, experimentation and growth. This is, then, a source of ideas and advice, not a set of marching orders.' - Robert Chambers.
Somesh Kumar joined the Indian Administrative Service (lAS) in 1989. He is currently District Collector and Magistrate of Anantapur District in Andhra Pradesh. He has also served as Director of the PRA Division of ActionAid India (1996-2000) establishing Praxis-Institute for Participatory Practices, Patna and has contributed significantly to the repertoire of PRA methods and has written a number of publications.