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By François Bousquet, Michel Étienne, Patrick d’Aquino (auth.), Michel Étienne (eds.)

This booklet introduces the better half modelling procedure by means of providing the stance that underpins it, the tools and instruments used with stakeholders and the categorical position of versions throughout the strategy. It addresses the capacity to house the various degrees of decision-making and take into consideration a number of the strength relationships. It proposes a strategy to evaluate the effect of the process at the stakeholders occupied with the process.

The booklet comprises 27 case reports and seven instructing instruments that describe the profitable use of the process in various settings or educating contexts. it's meant for researchers engaged on rural improvement or renewable assets administration, in addition to scholars and teachers.

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4 shows the whole sequence for this case study. There are three distinct loops. 26 O. Barreteau et al. Fig. 4 Cycles implemented in the Mae Salaep case study (from Barnaud et al. 2008a) During the first cycle, the focal point of discussions changed agro-ecological topics concerning soil erosion towards the envisaged solution, that is, the adoption of perennial crops (Trébuil et al. 2002a). The participants then asked for the model to be modified to address the social and economic conditions for this adoption.

5). 32 O. Barreteau et al. Fig. 5 Elements analysed during debriefings This analysis relies mainly on the participation of players and coordinators. However, any observers present also systematically take part in the analysis of the role-playing game. In very rare cases, the players are not required to contribute and the analysis is provided by the coordinators or observers only. Lastly, also very rarely, non-players are invited to put forward an opinion. 5 features the diversity of items that could be included in debriefing sessions to generate discussion between participants in order to return them to their daily life and facilitate the emergence of a sound interpretation.

Barreteau et al. need for expertise on a particularly important theme to gain a better understanding of how the system functions. g. elected representatives, administrations), frequently sought when defining an action plan for the real world, in most cases is inadequate. This is either because they have not been involved in the first phases of the approach or because their time schedules and acceptability of the approach require adapting the group to these constraints. Chapter 11 returns to this involvement of people whose decisions concern various levels of organization.

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