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Learning from People Living in Poverty: Learning from Immersions :Renwick Irvine, Robert Chambers and Rosalind Eyben

This chapter is about the practice and the potential ofimmersions. 1 Immersions are occasions when professionals learn directly from encounters with people living in poverty by staying with them and reflecting on the experience. Those taking part may be the staff of bilateral and multilateral agencies, diplomats, parliamentarians, government officials, NGO staff, academics or other development professionals.