This book examines the position held by most development administrators that citizen participation in the planning and management of development projects is crucial to their lasting success. The contributors view inadequate participation as part of the larger problem of ineffective management, policies, and planning. They show that development obje
Table of Contents
Westview Replica Editions -- Preface -- Introduction -- Introduction to Part I -- An Introduction to Participative Planning and Management -- Reorienting Bureaucratic Performance: A Social Learning Approach to Development Action -- The African Experience -- Introduction to Part II -- Popular Participation in African Development Planning and Management -- Strategic Planning Through Participation: Joint Program Evaluation in the Sahel -- Participation in National Food and Nutrition Programs: Some Lessons from West Africa -- The Egyptian Basic Village Service Program: A New Strategy for Local Government Capacity Building -- The Asian Experience -- Introduction to Part III -- People's Participation in Water Management: Gal Oya, Sri Lanka -- A Participatory Approach to Irrigation Development in the Philippines -- Rural Development Programs in Bangladesh -- Self-Help and Development Planning in the Yemen Arab Republic -- Conclusion -- Introduction to Part IV -- Can Participative Planning and Management Be Institutionalized in Developing Countries?