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Manual of Practical Management for Third World Rural Development Associations

By Fernand Vincent
ISBN: 9781853394041
This comprehensive and simple guide will clarify management problems for those involved with non-governmental associations in developing countries. With numerous examples and annexes together with a glossary of unfamiliar technical terms.
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  • Synopsis
    This comprehensive and simple guide will clarify management problems for those involved with non-governmental associations in developing countries. With numerous examples and annexes together with a glossary of unfamiliar technical terms.
  • Table of Contents
    INTRODUCTION
    Part 1
    THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT
    OF A LOCAL ASSOCIATION
    A. How it began 2
    B. The perception of the problem 3
    C. Group formation leads to action 4
    Part 2
    ANIMATION AND PARTICIPATION
    A. The cohesion of the group 6
    B. Motivation and animation 7
    C. Participation of the people 7
    D. Developing the process of self-help 9
    E. Unity and harmony within the Association 10
    F. The role of the leader 11
    G. Sharing of responsibilities 12
    H. Fundamental guidelines for action and the
    options available 13
    ANNEXES
    II. 1 How to increase people's participation at
    local level, by Fernand Vincent, 1982
    11.2 "A community who obtains drinking water and
    maintains its hydraulic systems itself".
    Protocol agreement amongst those responsible
    elected by the Committee of Consumers and the
    Representatives of COFORWA.
    11.3 (a) A Case Study - The Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement
    in Sri Lanka
    (b) Sarvodaya's Package for Participation and Selfreliance
    (c) Sarvodaya Definition of Development
    (d) Sarvodaya Comparision Table on Social Order
    11.4 The Story of the ORAP (Organisation of Rural
    Development Associations for Progress), Zimbabwe, Africa
    11.5 (a) The main options and strategies of the International
    Network of IRED.
    (b) Mutual commitments of IRED and its partners.
    Part 3
    ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY
    A. List of problems 16
    B. List of needs 16
    C. Inventory of available resources 17
    D. Identification of problems 19
    E. Ideas for projects 19
    ANNEXES
    111.1 Technical Forms - Agricultural Management
    a) Inventory of Livestock
    b) Extent of cultivable land
    c) Family manpower
    d) Place where work will be carried out
    111.2 The Reference Book of the Village
    111.3 Organising Self-help $ Self-reliance and
    Community Participation in Rural Development
    Part 4
    PLANNING, PROGRAMMING & PROJECTS
    A. The planning process 22
    B. Methods of planning 23
    C. Designing a programme 24
    D. Designing of projects 25
    ANNEXES
    IV. 1 The activities of a programme
    IV.2 (a) A practical example of planning
    (b) Creating jobs - A project planning guide for
    disabled persons in Africa
    IV.3 Trial planning of a project
    IV.4 Methods of programming a group of activities
    IV.5 Plan of a programme designed for a rural community
    IV.6 Programme to help villages of the UVA province
    towards self-management of community development
    Part 5
    THE ORGANISING AND FOLLOW-UP
    OF ACTIVITIES
    A. Planning the use of available time 28
    B. Organising the work of the association 32
    C. Organising the running of the association 34
    D. Project follow-up 36
    E. The marketing of the produce 38
    ANNEXES
    V.I Documents which help the management of
    livestock - cows
    V.2 Time schedule for cultivation of ten
    hectares of rice
    V.3 Questions to be asked when carrying out
    a market research
    Part 6
    EDUCATION, INFORMATION,
    DOCUMENTATION
    A. Education and literacy activities 42
    B. Setting-up a small documentation centre or
    a rural library 44
    C. The newsletter of an association 48
    ANNEXES
    VI.1 Handbooks in Appropriate Technology and Development
    (a) Liklik Buk - A Rural Handbook Catalogue for Papua
    New Guinea
    (b) The Field Directors' Handbook - An Oxfam Manual for
    Development Workers
    (c) Example of a primary health care manual from ASSEFA,
    India
    VI.2 Newsletters
    (a) IRED-Forum
    (b) NOO Management Newsletter
    (c) Example of newsletter of a local association
    VI.3 (a) SATIS Classification Plan for Appropriate Technology
    (b) Appropriate Technology Centres - Members of SATIS
    Part 7
    COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES
    A. Addressing the public 52
    B. Letter writing 53
    C. Taking down notes 57
    D. Organising and conducting meetings 59
    E. Preparing reports and minutes 61
    F. Audio-visual systems 64
    ANNEXES
    VII. 1 Notice of Annual General Assembly
    VII.2 "Cassettes that Listen"
    Part 8
    THE ORGANISATION & ADMINISTRATION
    OF AN ASSOCIATION
    A. Obtaining offical recognition 68
    B. The members 69
    C. The statutory functions of an association 71
    D. The organisation of the secretariat 73
    E. Personnel management 78
    ANNEXES
    VIII. 1 Sample Constituion of a Rural
    Development Association
    VIII.2 Minutes of an Executive Committee Meeting
    of the Wilpotha Development Association
    VIII.3 Specimen letter to the Ministry requesting
    official recognition
    VIII.4 (a) Regulations governing the procedure for
    establishing Rural Development Associations
    VIII. 4 (b) Rural Development Association
    - Registration procedure
    VIII.4 (c) Application form for registration of a
    Rural Development Association - Kantha Samithi
    VIII.5 (a) Formal application to request membership of
    the Wilpotha Development Association
    VIII.5 (b) Specimen membership card
    VIII.5 (c) Member registration
    VIII.5 (d) Members register
    VIII.6 Job description
    VIII.7 Example of a "Contract of Employment"
    Part 9
    EXTERNAL RELATIONS
    A. Relations with the Government 82
    B. Relations with other associations 84
    C. Relations with Donors 84
    Part 10
    CONTROL AND EVALUATION
    A. Control 86
    B. Evaluation 87
    C. Methods and techniques of evaluation 90
    D. Self-evaluation of the association and its
    activities 93
    E. An animation system based on self-evaluation 94
    F. Questionnaire on the evaluation of a training course 97
    Part 11
    CONCLUSIONS:
    THE ASSOCIATION DEVELOPS ITSELF
    A. New problems 100
    B. Management of the development enterprise 101
    C. Collaborating with other associations 102
    D. Towards the creation of an International People's
    Movement 103
    INDEX and GLOSSARY
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    Author Fernand Vincent
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    Number of Pages 240
    Format Paperback / softback
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