55 tools found

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • InPaC-S

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

    The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) developed in 2012 a Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI), which has been refined over the years but still...
  • 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...
  • 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),...
  • Human Rights Based Approach

    A rights-based approach to development is now promoted by many development agencies and non-governmental organizations to achieve a positive transformation of power relations...
  • 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...