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Any planning process requires local people to think in a new way. This guide helps a facilitator through the various participatory processes and helps them evaluate their own work along the way. It takes from real field experiences in Cross River State, gives tips and first hand hints of what to do and what not to do. The broad principals behind this manual addressed at every step can be applied to any community forest management planning situation.
I went travelling with Sophia Buranakul, then Wigzell in 1989 and since then we have lived almost parallel lives, she in Thailand and me in the Philippines. I started working with communities earlier than Sophia, and used what little savings I had to go to her wedding in Thailand in 1997. As time progressed we both worked on community resource management issues, and then had the good fortune to be on the same project in 2006 and 2007 in Southern Thailand and it was here that I shared a house with her and her family, Eddy and Ella. The pictures of places we shared together during that time our my contribution to this book