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The Planning Guide is a set of simple and self-contained guidelines for planning that can be used (if necessary) without prior training. It is intended to provide district functionaries with concepts and simple tools of analysis for the preparation of district plans according to the existing plannin [...]
This publication provides guidelines for use by trainers and practitioners on the social aspect of agricultural and general rural development planning at the district level. Its aim is to demonstrate to those involved in such planning the importance of social issues, the relationship between social [...]
Cette publication passe en revue une douzaine d'expériences de gestion de terroirs décrites dans des études de cas qui montrent que l'approche 'gestion de terroirs' est une approche décentralisée, participative et multisectorielle. Elle se fonde sur des constats ac [...]
Ce Guide émane de l'expérience du Service de la formation de la Division de l'analyse des politiques dans plusieurs pays africains. Des programmes de perfectionnement et recyclage des cadres ont eu lieu en appui à des processus de décentralisation de la planification par [...]
This paper, accompanied by selected illustrative case studies, reviews a number of decentralization experiences with the training programmes that were elaborated to prepare planners to the expected new tasks. The review has been made with the help of a framework which is also proposed as a tool to a [...]
These two volumes examine the economic dynamics at wok, or potentially at work, among farm households and towns in rural areas, and point out some implications for analysis and planning to accelerate economic development in such areas. They also provide a catalogue of tools for analysing rural area [...]