Work Areas

Reflection-Action Lenses

AoA - Trend or historical analysis

AoA - Trend or historical analysis

Trend or historical analysis involves observing patterns or changes over time relating to an issue or particular context.

Participatory tools for trend or historical analysis

  • Timeline - To track changes or document the history of a community or organisation.
  • River - To explore the history of an individual, community or organisation.
  • Seasonal calendar - A seasonal calendar can be used to look at seasonal vulnerabilities faced by the community members.

Resources

Resources

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Tools in this toolbox

Daily activity chart

To help participants to analyse how their time is used each day.The processDraw a daily timetable from sunrise to sunset.Ask pa...

Income and expenditure calendar

To analyse income and expenditure over the year of an individual, household or organisation.Steps in the processIn this example...

Maps

To present local information, problems and opportunities in a clear, visual way. A basic map of a local area can be overlaid wi...

River

To explore the history of an individual, community or organisation. The characteristics of a river (its changing width, current...

Seasonal calendar

To help participants to analyse the distribution of agricultural work / crops / illnesses / etc. over the year.Cross referencin...

Timelines

To track changes or document the history of a community or organisation.By capturing the chronology of events as perceived an...

Transect walk

A transect walk is a systematic walk along a defined path (transect) across a community to explore conditions by observing, ask...

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