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Chapter 3.2 Project Planning

The project cycle

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Most agencies use a ‘project cycle’ management approach. The project cycle is a way of viewing the main elements that projects have in common, and how these relate to each other (see Figure 3.1: The project cycle).

Figure 3.1 The project cycle

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The project cycle

C. Benson and J. Twigg with T. Rossetto, Tools for Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction: Guidance Notes for Development Organisations. Guidance Note 5: Project Cycle Management (Geneva: ProVention Consortium, 2007), http://www.preventionweb.net/files/7511_toolsformainstreamingDRR.pdf.