1. The Lessons Learned from a Journey of Outcomes: a capacity building process through the application of Outcome Mapping in an EcoHealth ProjectOutcome Mapping & EcoHealth Uptake Study of the Ecosystem Approaches to theBetter Management of Zoonotic Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Southeast Asia Region (EcoZD) project EcoHealth Conference, Kunming China 2012Tohtubtiang, K.(ILRI), Assé, R., Wisartsakul, W. (Thammasat University), Gilbert , J.(ILRI)
2. Introduction Presentation Overview• Outcome Mapping (OM) and its essence• Rationale for using OM in EcoZD• Following the journey of outcomes• A close look at outcomes and their links with capacity building• Conclusion
3. Outcome Mapping & Its EssenceWhat is Outcome Mapping? Goal A participatory planning, monitoring, and outcome evaluation tool which emphasises on: I will change gradually in capability / behavior all • Outcomes = Changes in attitude, depends on my intention knowledge, practices, behaviour of The goal is Boundary Partners my response, I BP BP • Boundary Partners want it • Emphasis on social and organisational learning. I realized my own limitation My goal is to increase BPs’ capability, encourage BPs to change their behavior. Source: Outcome Mapping Learning Community
4. Rationale for the use of OM in EcoZDThe process of OM compliments and strengthens the application ofEcoHealth principles as well as contributes to better management ofZEIDs• Non-linear process matches well with complex situation of capacity building attempt• Participation & Equity Encourage participation & in-team exchange of information Team-specific definition & practices of equity
5. Rationale for the use of OM in EcoZD• Knowledge to action & sustainability Exchange between teams & BPs as a part of knowledge production process – encourage willingness and ownership Emphasise & assist team in strategically plan for findings dissemination Influence for positive changes and capacity building of key actors.
6. A Journey of OutcomesA Two-layer processLayer 1: Interaction between project & 8 teams to influence for teams’ changes inknowledge, attitude, and practices (KAP).Layer 2: Relationship building between teams & their BPs to support BPs’changes in KAP. Layer 2 CHI CAM Layer 1 Para IND VTN professional ILRI- EcoZD Slaughterhouse LAO JTV Owners EHRC EHRC Students CMU UGM
7. A Journey of OutcomesProcess & MethodologyOM process in both layers accentuates ‘Cycle of Learning’ • Understand purposes Internal • Stakeholder analysis exchange of• Using PMs as a info. & framework • Progress Maker (PMs) understanding• Improve strategies development/ based on confirmation feedbacks received • Self-assessment • Feedbacks from BPs Adapting & Participatory Planning Process with interacton BPs
8. Outcomes & capacity buildingLayer 1 Outcomes• Attitude & Knowledge Changes Toward transdisciplinary Systems Thinking, an essenciality for research New perspective on definition of policy and its connection with do-able policy engagement.• Practice Changes Practicing EcoHealth principles in Research Intentional dissemination of research findings
9. Outcomes & capacity buildingLayer 1 Outcomes• Organisational Learning:What does ILRI-EcoZD learn from OM process? The importance of research management to the success of EcoHealth research: administration, communication, and time management. An intentional knowledge transfer is a necessary step for capacity building.
10. Outcomes & capacity buildingLayer 2 Outcomes• Attitude & Knowledge Changes CIVAS and its interaction with BPs, Rabies Cadres Students at EHRC CMU
11. Outcomes & capacity buildingLayer 2 Outcomes• Practices Changes: Better hygienic practices of Slaughterhouse OwnersPhotos Showing an improvement of Slaughterhouse owned by BP of Thailand-Vietnam Team March 2012 August 2012
12. Outcomes & capacity buildingLayer 2 Outcomes• Practices Changes: Better hygienic practices of Slaughterhouse OwnersPhotos Showing an improvement of Slaughterhouse owned by BP of Thailand-Vietnam Team March 2012 August 2012
13. Outcomes & capacity buildingLayer 2 Outcomes• Practices Changes Collaboration between institutions: an example from Health Station Worker and Paraveterinarians, Vietnam team’s BPs.• Organisational Learning Integrate lessons learned from BPs into a more relevant strategies and action plans, an example from CIVAS Local knowledge and behaviour being recognised and included for future interaction with BPs & communities. Cases from China and Cambodia
14. Conclusion• OM process serves as a formative and summative reflection which contributes to evolving EcoHealth approach.• Influencing for change in KAP requires intentional strategies obtained from cycle of learning and exchanging with key stakeholders. Relationship & trust building is also very essential to this process.• Effective dissemination and use of research findings depend on how teams plan their communication strategies, a part of knowledge translation process.
15. Reference• Charron, D.F. (2012) (ed) EcoHealth Research in Practice: Innovative Applications of an EcoSystem Approach to Health, Ottawa, International Development Research Centre• Jones, H., Jones, N., Shaxson, L., and Walker, D. (2012) ‘Knowledge, Policy, and Power in International Development: a Practical Guide’, Bristol: The Policy Press.• Patton, M. (2010) Developmental evaluation: Applying complexity concepts to enhance innovation and use, New York, NY: Guildford Publications• Outcome Mapping Learning Community, www.outcomemapping.ca
16. EcoZD ProjectFor more information about the EcoZD project, please visit: www.ilri.org/ecozd www.ilriasia.wordpress.com/tag/ecozd