A Handbook for Trainers on Participatory Local Development

RAP publication 2003/07

The Panchayati Raj model in India

S.P. Jain
&
Wim Polman

FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Bangkok, Thailand
August 2003

Second Edition of this publication ftp://ftp.fao.org/docrep/fao/007/AE536e/AE536E00.pdf

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgements

Part I - Decentralization for empowerment of rural poor

Why decentralization is important for empowerment of rural poor
Decentralization policies and legislation in India
PRIs as a model for participatory local development in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala

Part II - Training of trainers on participatory local development

Participatory training methods
Training needs assessment (TNA)
Identification of stakeholders
Capacity-building areas for training

Part III - Training modules for training of trainers on participatory local development

Introduction
1. Training module on participatory planning and management
2. Training module on social mobilization
3. Training module on enhancing women’s participation
4. Training module on social audit
5. Training module on participatory local resources management
6. Training module on partnership building
7. Training module on conflict management
8. Training module on planning for disaster preparedness and mitigation
9. Training module on participatory community monitoring and evaluation
10. Training module on PRA tools

Annexes

Selected bibliography

Abbreviations