Prajateerpu, Power and Knowledge

@article{Pimbert2003PrajateerpuPA,
  title={Prajateerpu, Power and Knowledge},
  author={Michel P. Pimbert and Tom Wakeford},
  journal={Action Research},
  year={2003},
  volume={1},
  pages={184 - 207}
}
Prajateerpu(translation: ‘people’s verdict’) has been devised as an exercise for allowing those people most affected by the ‘Vision 2020’ for food and farming in Andhra Pradesh (AP, India) to shape a vision of their own. We explore Prajateerpuas a case study in participatory action research that took place against a background of social, political and scientific controversy in which we were active participants. Having examined different methods in combination, including the citizens’ jury… Expand

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