24 tools found for "Accounts for regime shifts"

  • 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...
  • EXTRAPOLATE (EX-ante Tool for RAnking POLicy AlTErnatives)

    EXTRAPOLATE (EX-ante Tool for RAnking POLicy AlTErnatives) arose out of the need for a decision support tool to assess the impact of different policy measures. By disaggregating...
  • CIAT's Method for Value Chain Assessment

    This tool describes a strategy developed by CIAT’s Rural Agroenterprise Development (RAeD) project, to address the entrepreneurial development needs of institutions that support...
  • Participatory Market Chain Analysis for Smallholder Producers

    The Participatory Market Chain Analysis Guide was developed as a key step in the ‘area-based approach to rural agroenterprise development’. The guide is based on the principles...
  • Area-based Approach for Rural Agroenterprise Development

    This guide provides the starting point for applying the strategy developed by CIAT’s Rural Agroenterprise Development Project (RAeD), to address the entrepreneurial development...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Happy Strategies

    The Happy Strategies game is a participatory communication tool to engage discussion and learning around integrated rainwater management. It can be adjusted to be played with...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Humidtropics Situational Analysis Checklist

    There are 3 primary objectives for the Humidtropics situational analysis (SA): 1. To characterize broadly all important system aspects that are relevant to the CRP within the...
  • 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 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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