The following lessons learned, broad themes and conclusion emerged from the review.
This section considers issues around planning and implementing participatory monitoring: Who participates and how? What will be monitored and how? How can a participatory monitoring program be developed and scaled up? What are the pitfalls, and how can they possibly be avoided when implementing future programs?
Participatory monitoring is defined by the way people work together and the roles they play in planning and implementing the monitoring program. Local people bring their time, access to the natural resources and their knowledge. Their roles can range from solely gathering...