31 tools found for "Designs processes to resolve uncertainty"

  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Livestock and Fish Site Selection Guidelines

    The Livestock and Fish site selection guideline provide a framework to select the site within the selection value chains in a consistent way across all countries we work in. 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Typology Guideline

    The typology guidelines are meant to raise awareness of the opportunities and pitfalls when making typologies. The guideline will show the different purposes for which...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • InPaC-S

    The InPaC-S Participatory approach and methodological guide (Portuguese for Integração Participativa de Conhecimentos sobre Indicadores de Qualidade do Solo, or Participatory...
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