Posts Results for tag: participatory research

Lessons From Participatory Fieldwork Research: Building Meaningful Relationships

Guest post by Tian Lin [1] and Khin Thiri Htun [2] Summary: We conducted research using a participatory approach to identify ways to reduce local vulnerability to climate change in the Central Dry Zone of Myanmar. Participatory research approaches are important to build and maintain trust with research participants who were previously excluded from decisions […]

Small is Beautiful: Promoting Community Empowerment in Model Forests of Colombia and Costa Rica

By: Josique Lorenzo, CATIE Summary: • A series of participatory workshops and focus groups are being conducted in Colombia and Costa Rica as part of the project ‘Improving Adaptive Capacity through Open and Collaborative Science.’ •Unlike traditional scientific that often exclude citizen voices, this project has sought to offer opportunities for citizens to lead the research, […]