Participatory Mapping: guidelines for communities and organisations

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Participatory Mapping: guidelines for communities and organisations

 

CONTENTS

 

INTRODUCTION TO PARTICIPATORY MAPPING

  1. Framing participatory mapping

  2. Locating the mapping process within the advocacy cycle assists to frame questions in terms of community objectives

  3. Participation and free, prior and informed consent in mapping

  4. Mapping teams

 

THE MAPPING PROCESS

  1. The mapping cycle

  2. Some important considerations in participatory community mapping

  3. Initial consultation and consent

  4. Preparation and research

  5. Full general consultation 

  6. Perception mapping

  7. Plenary digitisation

  8. Field work

  9. Data work up

  10. Map validation (and adjustment)