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Mapping systems

This image shows two types of mapping of a smallholder in Kerala: a time mapping of the different crops, their use/market, and what kind of fertiliser if any that they used; and a current mapping of the farm (on the table) and the crops that are currently being grown. The young man sitting at the table is the farmer’s son. He is currently studying, and hopes to work in the Middle East, but intends to return to the farm to take over when his father retires.

Mapping systems such as participative mapping and sectoral analysis, as practiced for example in the Kerala People’s Planning Campaign.