39 tools found

Tool Formats: Participatory approach

  • Reflexive Monitoring in Action

    Reflexive Monitoring in Action (RMA) is an interactive methodology to encourage reflection and learning within groups of diverse actors that seek to contribute to system change...
  • 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...
  • InPaC-S

    The InPaC-S Participatory approach and methodological guide (Portuguese for Integração Participativa de Conhecimentos sobre Indicadores de Qualidade do Solo, or Participatory...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • COMPASS (Co-innovation and Modeling Platform for Agro-eco System Simulation)

    "The COMPASS (Co-innovation and Modeling Platform for Agro-eco System Simulation) framework that integrates modeling tools at field, farm and landscape scales has been developed...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gender and Value Chain

    We have developed and used a quasi-experimental design and index to measure women's intra-household bargaining position. We hope this tool can capture women's perceived...
  • 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,...
  • CLEANED-R

    The CLEANED (Comprehensive Livestock Environmental Assessment for Improved Nutrition, a Secured Environment and Sustainable Development along Livestock and Fish Value Chains) R...
  • Agricultural Biodiversity 4-Cell Focus Group Methodology

    Using a 4-Cell participatory tool - we can identify and rank species regarding their availability and use i) on-farm ii) in the wild iii) in the markets and iv) in the diet. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Identifying Market Opportunities for Rural Smallholder Producers

    This guide is the third in a series designed to support agencies implementing a Participatory approach to rural agroenterprise development. These guides are designed for use by...
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