Participatory methods: Sketch Mapping

Following the first post about Ground mapping, I will describe another fairly easy participatory mapping method called Sketch mapping, sometimes also called as mental mapping. It is a method of representing primarily “free drawing” from memory (TheFreeDictonary.com, 2014). The resulting “map” includes main features that the community enters on the map, and are therefore important to the community. The method is not based on exact measurements and, therefore, the resulting products are not very accurate.

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