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How can facilitators be used to enable people's participation in development processes and projects? This book presents the experiences of facilitators from a variety of settings. It combines their conceptual thinking with practical 'how-to' hints for successful participatory projects.
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