Tool: Facilitating Intentional Group Learning: A Practical Guide to 21 Activities

To develop an organizational culture that supports iterative reflection and learning, individuals need opportunities to share data, insights, and experiences with others. The way that learning and reflection sessions are designed and implemented can enable or inhibit the meaningful sharing of ideas and collective problem-solving. From quick informal 20-minute activities …

Article: Local constructions of gender-based violence amongst IDPs in northern Uganda: analysis of archival data collected using a gender- and age-segmented participatory ranking methodology

When developing interventions aimed at preventing and responding to Gender Based Violence (GBV), having a context-specific understanding of constructions of GBV is key.  This article, published in BMC Conflict and Health reports on a secondary analysis of archived data collected as part of formative qualitative work – using a group participatory ranking …

Tool: Building Collaborative Readiness: Mapping Community Resources

A frequent refrain amongst humanitarian actors is the limited time and financial resources available to support their work. This resource from the Tamarack Institute (drawing on the work of the Ontario Health Communities Coalition) highlights how communities have a range of investments, assets and resources, which can be tapped to …

Tool: Village Histories and Trends

In fall of 2017, InterAction initiated a Call for Examples of tools, methods, and approaches which collect and analyze data and measure changes in protection risks and protection outcomes. Of particular interest were participatory methods and tools which engage the affected population in the response design, data collection, and analysis …