Ecoregional Fund project



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Tradeoff Analysis

as an operational and accepted tool for policy analysis


The Tradeoff Analysis Methodology is one of the ecoregional methodologies developed with support of the ecoregional methodology fund. It includes as part of its research process the Tradeoff Analysis Model©. The current project aims to consolidate this tool including:
•  the demonstration of its applicability,
•  the development of training material,
•  strategies for the transfer of the methodology to research projects,
•  the institutionalization of the tool, and
•  a clear identification of the role of the Tradeoff Analysis Methodology in the broad field of land use analysis.
The research project is structured into three work packages dealing with i) the application of the tradeoff analysis model, ii) training material and technology transfer, and iii) communication of results.
The project is jointly executed with “the tradeoff analysis project phase 2: scaling up and technology transfer to address poverty, food security and sustainability of the agro-environment” funded by the Soil Management Collaborative Research Support Program of USAID.

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Project documentation

   Original project proposal

   Business Plan developed at the start of the project

   First Progress report

   Second Progress report

   Third Progress report

   Final project report

Info on the final workshop

  Workshop program

 Workshop participants

  Introduction (ecoregional fund)
  Introduction (objectives + programs)
  TOA answering questions of policy makers
  TOA bridging the gap between science and policy
  Machakos: a long history of ag. development and research
  NUTMON: a diagnosis

  TOA - NUTMON linkages
  Advances in the TOA methodology