Topic 3 Tools for participation

  • Community Meeting

Bringing people and resources together, making better decisions, and achieving more appropriate results, building a sense of community.

  • Design Workshop

A workshop that involves community and other key stakeholders that is focused on generating ideas for development.

  • Focus Group

A structured group meeting made up of stakeholders. Used to test differences, degrees of consensus, and deliberating opinions between groups.

  • Participatory Appraisal

A participation approach to gain a rapid, in-depth understanding of a community, or certain aspects of a community, using visual techniques, models, ranking, discussions, mapping.

  • Design Games

A highly visual way of allowing people to explore various options through  interactive gaming methods.