23 tools found

Groups: PARADE

  • Participatory Video

    Participatory video is a form of participatory media in which a group or community creates their own film. The rationale is that making a video is easy and accessible, and is a...
  • FEAST (Feed Assessment Tool)

    Feed for livestock is often cited as the main constraint to improved productivity in smallholder systems. Overcoming this constraint often seems an elusive goal and technical...
  • River Basin Game (aka The Water Marbles Game)

    The River Basin Game is an effective simple-to-operate common-pool game using glass marbles and a sloping table or board. It promotes mutual understanding of different people’s...
  • ICRAF Local Knowledge Toolkit (AKT5)

    Over recent years, there has been increasing awareness that local knowledge and practices should be recognised in developing initiatives aimed at sustaining and improving the...
  • Innovation Platforms

    What is an innovation platform (IP)? How is it relevant to agricultural problems? What does it bring to the table that other approaches do not? How does one go about setting up,...
  • RAAIS (Rapid Appraisal of Agricultural Innovation Systems)

    Agri-food systems are complex webs of people, organisations, technologies and rules. In such complexity, it is essential to identify entry points for innovation that are...
  • Photo Safari

    Photo safari emerged from Farmer-led Documentation (e.g. Rüter & Piepenstock, 2006, Prolinnova) as a reaction to often observed extractive documentation where outsiders are...
  • PIPA (Participatory Impact Pathways Analysis)

    Participatory Impact Pathways Analysis (PIPA) is a practical planning, and monitoring and evaluation approach developed for use with complex projects in the water and food...
  • Diversity Field Fora and Seed Fairs

    Diversity field fora and seed fairs are a way of valuing farmers’ contributions to conservation and development of crop genetic diversity. A fora or fair is an exchange of...
  • LINK Methodology

    The LINK Methodology aims to promote the engagement of small holder producers with modern markets by guiding a multi-stakeholder process of shaping or upgrading inclusive...
  • Participatory 3D Modeling

    Participatory 3D Maps are scaled landscapes generated by communities to illustrate their perception of what is on the ground around them. The maps are generated by multiple...
  • Human Rights Based Approach

    A rights-based approach to development is now promoted by many development agencies and non-governmental organizations to achieve a positive transformation of power relations...
  • Participatory Extension Approach

    Participatory extension is a learning approach for strengthening individual and organizational capacities of rural people and their livelihoods to enable them to better cope...
  • Participatory Variety Analysis

    Participatory variety analysis is an approach to provide choices of varieties to farmers for increasing production within the constraints of their socioeconomic and...
  • Polyscape

    Polyscape is an ecosystem service mapping approach that uses both local and expert knowledge to generate a representation of local landscape structure showing areas of potential...
  • DAPA’s Linking Farmers to Markets Research Group (formerly CIAT's Tool for Ag...

    How can market linkages be achieved through comprehensive processes that promote rural agribusiness development? Finding answers to this question is part of our work as a...
  • Cluster Based Farmer Field Schools

    Farmer Field Schools The Farmer Field School approach allows farmers to learn about alternative crop and livestock management practices and technologies with the aim of...
  • Codes/Dramas for Farmer Learning

    Drama and role plays by community members are used to enable people to communicate to different partners their perceptions of current situations versus desired changes. May...
  • WAT-A-GAME

    Wat-A-Game is a useful tool for bringing together a diverse group of stakeholders to play with scenarios. Because scenario building is presented in the context of a game,...
  • Participatory Companion Modeling

    ComMod is a variation of mutli-agent systems modelling. The main principle of the companion modeling (ComMod) approach is to develop simulation models integrating various...
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