Workshop Trade-off Analysis_20 Feb 2013_Group discussion_Complex vs simple 1
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Workshop Trade-off Analysis_20 Feb 2013_Group discussion_Complex vs simple 1 Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Complex vs simpleIT DEPENDS
  • 2. Complex vs simple• What resources do I have, does time frame allow complexity• Anticipatory monitoring, prioritize data needs• Combine biophysical and socioeconomic problems• How to do that• How much data is enough to be simple enough to answer thequestion• You start quick and dirty and then additional questions need morecomplex tools• How many farmers are on the tradeoff line, many farmers are noteven on the line and need to change many things to get there.• Use simple 1st steps, based on literature and previous experiencethen go more complex.• Key steps: Resources, the nature of the site, what question are youtrying to address
  • 3. Complex vs simpleScale• How do you translate analysis and results from small scale tolarger scale (CRPs cover very large areas)• Data complexity needs at different scale levels• You can address many issues (small scale) with participatoryapproaches faster• If you do it quick and dirty you are talking of the NOW of thefarmer but if you want to look into the future you need morecomplex systems• Temporal and spatial scales have to be addressed• Hierarchies of decision making along the value chain
  • 4. Blue sky thinking/wishlist• Generic flexible Online toolbox to do tradeoff analysis• Website where you can go and findmodels, lit, requirements, experts, etc• Off farm income = adaptive capacity• Integrate Gender aspects• Investigate basics of household decision making• Capacity mapping within CRPS and partners = communities ofpractice (something like CGIAR-CSI)