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2.0 Participatory Intergrated Development Process

2.2     Unit 04: Situational analysis and visioning phase

2.3.1 Community Mapping

The participants are asked to draw a map of their village on the ground using locally available materials.

Step1: Draw an outline of the boundary of your village

Step 2: Draw the linear features including: main roads, pathway, rivers and valleys etc.

Step 3: Draw the main area features such as forests, swamps, flood plains, farmland etc

Step 4: Populate the map with point features such as schools, health facilities, market or trading centers, water points, cultural sites, police/security post etc

Step 5: Emphasize resources or facilities that are a source of conflict

Step 6: Emphasize available resources that the community could use for their own development






2.3.2        Resource Bag

Step 1: Participants are asked to fill the resource bag with resources available in the region and that can be used to support development project in the village.

  • The range of resources could include: Human resources (community members based on what they can best provide e.g. unskilled and skills labor), institutions (schools, financial institutions, health facilities, government ministries); natural resources (land as an asset, water resources, construction materials such as quarry, sand, stones, trees,)

Step 2: Discuss and list the various development needs in the area

Step 3: Discuss the relationship between resources bags and development needs in the area

Step 4: Discuss why the resources are not utilized in addressing local developing need in the village



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