Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA)


Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) is a way of using lots of different community engagement techniques to understand community views on a particular issue. It is a growing combination of approaches and methods that enable vulnernable people to share, enhance, and analyse their knowledge of life and conditions, to plan and act and to monitor and evaluate.

Good features of PRA:

  • Iterative
  • Innovative
  • Interactive
  • Informal
  • In the community

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