30 tools found for "Rural development and extension services"

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Livestock and Fish Value Chain Assessment Toolkit (version 2)

    Demand for livestock and fish, and their products, is growing at very high rates in the developing world (Herrerro et al, 2014). This demand is expected to trigger increased...
  • 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...
  • CLEANED-R

    The CLEANED (Comprehensive Livestock Environmental Assessment for Improved Nutrition, a Secured Environment and Sustainable Development along Livestock and Fish Value Chains) R...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • InPaC-S

    The InPaC-S Participatory approach and methodological guide (Portuguese for Integração Participativa de Conhecimentos sobre Indicadores de Qualidade do Solo, or Participatory...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • TOA-MD (TradeOff Analysis for Multi-Dimensional Impact Assessment)

    The Tradeoff Analysis Model for Multi-dimensional Impact Assessment (TOA-MD) is a parsimonious, generic model for analysis of technology adoption (e.g. adaptation strategies),...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
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