Tools to support the participatory assessment

This toolbox offers a panel of methods and tools adressing the assessment part as well as the participatory aspects of the process.

This toolbox is currently under developpment. For the moment, it presents only a few examples in each category, thank you for your patience.

Participation

Engaging actors in an assessment process: brainstorming, interviews, focus groups, common culture workshops, …

Frameworks

Assessment frameworks to organise knowledge: DPSIR, Ecosystem services, ARDI, PESTLE, SWOT, SYNOPSIS, …

System mapping

Keeping a system thinking approach: « Forrester » model, Stakeholder and Institutional mapping, Resources/uses/governance, …

Scenarios

Participatory scenario building: backcasting, …

Data & Modelling

Data and modelling to assess the system: ecological, economics and social sciences methods, models, …

Checkup

Triage and monitoring tools to keep the assessment relevant

Communication

How to communicate knowledge: assessment outputs, booklets, newsletter, social media …

Software

Software for the different parts of the process: C-map, Stella, ExtendSim, …