Connecting local responses around the world
In your experience, what is the key to a successful National Facilitation Team (Country Team).In particular:- How do you go about setting one up?- What kind of support is needed? (at the early stages…Continue
What have we learned from the integration of our approach into other participatory approaches?Constructive criticism is a great opportunity to become reflective, as individuals and as an…Continue
Hi friends,What do you say or do when someone asks you about the Constellation, SALT or CLCP? How do you get them to understand it? In this forum, we are asking you to answer the following…Continue
This morning I was asked by someone, "How can we make sure the dream is relevant to the project? If it is not within the boundaries of the project, why would we invest in it?".Hmmmm. Naturally I want…Continue
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Can fishermen and farmers become researchers? YOU BET!
From 2012 - 2015, in a partnership with CGIAR and the World Fish Centre, the Constellation shared SALT and CLCP with fishing and farming communities across 5 countries: Zambia, Solomon Islands, Phillippines, Bangladesh and Cambodia.
Our joint challenge was to incorporate SALT and CLCP with approach known as "Research in Development".
At the ground level, the initiative was an opportunity for local community…Continue
Today, my last day as Facilitator Transfer in the Global Support Team (GST), I am reflecting on the wonderful people that make up our Constellation family. And to me, that’s exactly what it is – a family. Made up of brilliant and courageous people. It seems that when we come together in the Constellation, the best is brought out in us. What a joy it has been to be part of this.…Continue
Last week I had the pleasure of facilitating a large learning event, alongside Dusit Duangsa and Thuom Nary. We had 47 participants, ranging from farmers and fishermen to local government representatives and NGO staff. About 30% were bi-lingual, the rest speaking only Khmer language.
The experience was a rich one, and our daily AAR revealed many areas…Continue
I wish to share with facilitators and communities around the world about the incredible strengths of the people in Siem Reap province, Cambodia. This week I have had the privilege of accompanying a new facilitation team through a process of “Visioning” in 3 villages – Santey (a farming village), Muk Wat (a fishing village on the banks of the Tonle Sap, houses raised on stilts above the water) and Peam Ta Ou (a floating village, pictured…Continue