2. Committed grassroots planning gets most support, encourages a sense of responsibility and achieves the most lasting development. Make use of the natural common sense of the people in planning for the future and taking decisions. It is important to establish a set of priorities providing a logical sequence of emphasis, such as first crops, then education, then health and housing. Whilst individuals can do a tremendous lot for themselves, voluntary and self-sacrificing leaders are highly valuable in the process.