17 tools found for "Scientists"

Groups: PARADE

  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Plug-in Principle

    Basic principles: Scientific knowledge cannot replace existing knowledge or situation, it only “betters” it. Thus we are ‘bettering’ agents not change agents. The plug-in...
  • TechFit

    TechFit is designed to be a simple, practical discussion tool appropriate technologies in specific locations and contexts.TechFit supports decision making by systematising the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Most Signifiant Change

    Most Significant Change (MSC) is a potentially useful evaluation tool given its simplicity and its use of storytelling to communicate experiences of change, and the who, why,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
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