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Title:Theatre, adult education and development: a workshop at Kumba (Cameroon)
Author:Eyoh, H. Ndumbe
Periodical:IFDA Dossier
Geographic term:Cameroon
Subjects:nonformal education
Abstract:Account of a 1984 workshop held in Kumba, Cameroon. The workshop was organized to initiate theatre people, development cadres and villagers in the use of theatre for conscientization/mobilization; to demonstrate the process with the view to enabling the Cameroonian authorities to assess its potential as a new development tool; to contribute to the search for new methodologies; to hold practical experience in village-based theatre involving villagers; and to assess the effectiveness of the methodology. Ref. (An editor's note lists several papers on popular theatre as a conscientization tool.)