PGIS’s relevance, applicability and conditions in local rural development : a case study with village development planning in Bach Ma national park buffer zone, Vietnam

Abstract: The relevance of participatory GIS (PGIS) for developing countries was examined, especially in relation to village development planning in Vietnam. The need for keeping the local community’s needs in mind is emphasized. The relation of PGIS to rural development is not always straightforward.

Author(s): Nguyen Thuy Trang

Source(s): , vi, 102 p., ill., graphs, maps, tabs

Published: 2004 [University of Twente]. International institute for geo-information science and earth observation (ITC), Enschede (English



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