» PRA Workshop in Khinalug - Report


PRA Workshop in Khinalug - Report

12-09-2012, 16:34, Saw: 485

This report has been written and compiled by the following staff members assigned by Second Azerbaijan Rural Investment Project Management Unit as Community Mobilizers: Akif Kerimli, Tunzala Hajiyeva, Gulana Guliyeva, Ali Mammadli, Sabira Mehdiyeva, Elnara Garakhanova and Intizar Verdiyeva following their work during the five-days Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) workshop in Khinalug community - Guba rayon, Northern operations zone of the project. Khinalug community members closely assisted the project staff during Rapid Community Assessment and discussions held with Focus Groups (women, youth, craftsmen etc.) and amazed AzRIP representatives with their initiative and hospitality. Mobilization Team of the project lived and worked in this community for five days. Participatory Rural Appraisal method was successfully applied in the community which is considered one of the first human dwellings after the Prophet Nuh, located at 2300 m above sea level and attracts attention of the world for its extraordinary architecture. The community members participated actively and with great enthusiasm in arranging the location for conducting the mobilization workshop, in community mapping, analysis of community history, problem identification and ranking, Community Group (CG) election and strategic plan development. AzRIP-2 Director Mr. Subhan Asgarov participated in the PRA workshop held in this community.

We acknowledge the kind support of Guba Rayon Executive Committee, wise community leader Khalid “emi” and Khinalug Municipality to AzRIP-2 staff in mobilizing Khinalug community.

Gulbaniz Ganbarova

Community Development Manager

Second Azerbaijan Rural Investment Project

June 2012

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