Training Kit on Participatory Spatial Information Management and Communication. CTA/IFAD

Module M02 - Attitudes, Behaviours and Ethics

Introduction

This Module addresses the core values of the training kit. It must be included in the training curriculum. It covers the ethics in the practice and is meant to heighten awareness among trainees about the risks involved in poor or careless practise. The Module covers topics like personal and team attitudes and behaviours, communication skills for PGIS facilitators, relationships between facilitators and communities and “free, prior and written informed consent” issues.

Module objectives / expected outcomes

After the completion of the Module, the trainee will be able to interact in a participatory, transparent and ethical way in generating, managing, analysing and communicating spatial information.

Content outline and main topics covered

Duration

Approximately 1 day

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Source: CTA. 2010. Training Kit on Participatory Spatial Information Management and Communication. CTA, The Netherlands and IFAD, Italy (ISBN: 978-92-9081-446-7)