This manual provides guidance to IFAD project staff on developing participatory communication strategies that will support and enhance the impact of participatory mapping initiatives, especially among pastoralists, indigenous peoples and forest dwellers. It provides a list of tools for documenting and managing the knowledge that emerges from the mapping process. The first section provides a review of participatory mapping and communication. The second section outlines a four-stage process for developing and implementing a communication strategy to support a participatory mapping initiative. It includes a step-by-step guide for creating a communication action plan and implementing communication activities. And the third section addresses knowledge management procedures that can be employed.

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Organization: IFAD

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Land Use Management, Forestry, Adaptation, Risk Reduction/Management, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Participation, Capacity Development

Type of material: Guidance Document

Publication date: 2010

Language: English