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close this bookPeople's Participation In Natural Resources Management - Workshop Report 8 (IRMA, 1992, 45 p.)
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View the documentAbstract
View the documentAbbreviations and acronyms
View the document1. Introduction
View the document2. Concepts and connotations of people’s participation
View the document3. Rationale of people’s participation
View the document4. Measures of participation
Open this folder and view contents5. Theories of people’s participation
Open this folder and view contents6. Factors affecting people’s participation
Open this folder and view contents7. Towards a participatory management strategy
View the document8. Agenda for future research
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1/. Dr. SPF Senaratne, who was on a short-term consultancy assignment with the Water and Land Management Institute, Anand, made these observations when he attended one of the Workshop sessions for a short while.

2/. See also CIRDAP (1984, pp. 41-44).

3/. See also CIRDAP (1987, p. 32).

4/. The author attended the Workshop and heard the speaker making those remarks.

5/. There are many exceptions to this statement. They include those NGOs which are built around and driven by personalities and ideologies that are dictatorial rather than democratic in nature.

6/.For details of some of these instruments, see Singh (1991).

7/. By ‘uniformity bias’, the participants meant the same norms, standards, and guidelines prescribed for all geographic areas irrespective of the peculiar agro-climatic, economic, and institutional conditions of each area and the peculiar socio-cultural characteristics of the people living in each area.