26 tools found

  • 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,...
  • NUANCES-FARMSIM (Nutrient Use in Animal and Cropping systems – Efficiencies a...

    NUANCES–FARMSIM (Nutrient Use in Animal and Cropping systems – Efficiencies and Scales FARM SIMulator Tittonell et al., 2008a; van Wijk et al., 2009) is a farming systems model...
  • 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...
  • Humidtropics Similarity Analysis

    The Humidtropics program of the CGIAR, aims to help poor farm families in tropical Africa, Asia and Americas to boost their income from integrated agricultural systems’...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tool for Monitoring and Evaluation of Innovation Platforms

    The conceptual framework for monitoring and evaluation of innovation platforms is based on elements from new institutional economics and marketing relationship management to...
  • 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...
  • Livestock Geo-Wiki

    The Livestock Geo-Wiki is an online geo-data tool, that allows not only for visualisation of geo-data but also allows for crowd-sourcing. The Geo-Wiki is used to provide a...
  • CCAFS Climate Analogues tool

    Scientific evidence gathered in the last couple of decades suggests that climate conditions are changing rapidly and that this trend will likely continue and even accelerate....
  • 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...
  • Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index

    The Women Empowerment Index in Agriculture (WEAI) is used to measure women's empowerment, agency and inclusion in agriculture in five domains: - decisions about agricultural...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • IMPACT Lite

    ImpactLite is a household survey tool, implemented in OpenDataKit which captures critical data from farming households in regard to generating farm household typologies,...