This document is intedded for aquaculture development specialists, aquaculture project managers, and officials and specialists involved in the planning and management of aquaculture activities. It is intended to provide an introduction to Rapid Rual Appraisal and Participatory Rural Appraisal for people working in these fields. The principal componets of these two approaches to information collection and planning are described along with the various tools used with a case study to illustrate their use and some of the issues they raise. Possible applications of the approaches for those involved in aquaculture development are given and an outline provided of the sorts of planing and institutional context where they can best be applied. The problems and shortcomings of the approaches are also discussed and guidelines given for the use of alternative approaches to information gathering and planning.
- Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
- ISBN-10: 9251038716
- ISBN-13: 978-9251038710
- Dewey Decimal: 639.8 TOW
- ECHO Library: 639.8 FAO