by Sarah Parkinson Evaluation and Program Planning Volume 32 Issue 3 2009 Abstract: This paper examines the assumptions that commonly underpin the design of participatory monitoring and evaluation (PM&E) within development programmes through the examination of a case study of
Using a sustainable livelihoods approach to assessing the impact of ICTs in development
By Sarah Parkinson & Ricardo Ramirez The Journal of Community Informatics 2(3) | April 2007 Abstract: This paper describes the sustainable livelihoods framework as a useful tool in assessing the contribution of ICTs to development projects. Assessing the role of
Questions and Reflections for the Practice of International Planning and Development
By Anna-Marie Ball, Jennifer Ball, Wayne Caldwell & Sarah Parkinson Journal of Planning Practice and Research Volume 23 Issue 4 2008 Abstract: Increased opportunities for western planners to work internationally, especially in the former ‘Third World,’ also pose risks. Planners
Modes of Influence: Participation in Publicly Administered Development Programmes
By Sarah Parkinson Public Administration and Development Volume 29 Issue 2 2009 Abstract: This article considers the way that farmers within a national agricultural advisory programme in Uganda were able to exert influence over that programme’s policy and practice. Although
The Learning Organization as a Model for Rural Development
by Sarah Parkinson Development in Practice Volume 20 Issue 3 2010 This article presents evidence from Uganda’s National Agricultural Advisory Service to argue that the concept of ‘the learning organisation’ is a valuable complement to participatory development which may facilitate
Leaders of the Pack: An Analysis of the Canadian “Sustainable Communities” 2000 Municipal Competition
By Sarah Parkinson & Mark Roseland Local Environment Volume 7 Issue 4 2002 Abstract: The first annual Sustainable Community competition, co-sponsored by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and CH2M Hill in 2000, received 52 submissions from municipalities across Canada.
The Impact of the Internet on Local Social Equity: A Study of a Telecenter in Aguablanca, Colombia
By Sarah Parkinson & Al Lauzon Journal of Information Technologies and International Development Volume 4 Issue 3 2008 Abstract: This case study of a telecenter in Cali, Colombia examines the impacts of Internet access and use on local social equity.
When Farmers Don’t Want Ownership: Reflections on Demand-Driven Extension in Sub-Saharan Africa
By Sarah Parkinson Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension Volume 15 Issue 4 2009 Abstract: The purpose of this article is to analyze the demand-driven extension approach based on empirical evidence of a case study of the National Agricultural Advisory