42 tools found

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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),...
  • International Model for Policy Analysis and Agricultural Commodity Trade

    The IMPACT (International Model for Policy Analysis and Agricultural Commodity Trade) model is designed to examine alternative futures for global food supply, demand, trade,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CLEANED-R

    The CLEANED (Comprehensive Livestock Environmental Assessment for Improved Nutrition, a Secured Environment and Sustainable Development along Livestock and Fish Value Chains) R...
  • Livestock Production Systems and Productivity Monitoring Tool

    What we use are a series of tools developed for the following 1. To collate initial information at household level on livestock owned within farming systems and identification...
  • SOFT (Selection of Forages for the Tropics)

    Tropical Forages is a powerful tool for selecting forage species suitable for local conditions in the tropics and subtropics. It is invaluable for agricultural researchers and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...