55 tools found

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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),...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • TechFit

    TechFit is designed to be a simple, practical discussion tool appropriate technologies in specific locations and contexts.TechFit supports decision making by systematising the...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Value-chain Assessment Tools - Version 1

    This tool is a producer level for Value Chain Assessment as part of the diagnostic phase of the Value Chain Development theme of the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Dietary Diversity and Quality Scores

    The dietary diversity questionnaire consists of 2 parts: 1) the part in which the respondent is asked about all the foods (and ingredients) (s)he consumed the previous day and...
  • 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....