Facilitating Change explains how to take a ‘learning-by-doing’ approach. You will find a set of recommendations covering the processes of facilitation, monitoring, reflection, learning and planning.
The step also includes a summary of our lessons for facilitating key Participatory Market System Development activities.
Summary Facilitating Change explains how to takeFacilitating Change a ‘learning-by-doing’ approach. You will find a set of recommendations covering the processes of facilitation, monitoring, reflection, learning and planning. The step also includes a summary of our lessons for facilitating key Participatory Market System Development activities.8
Rationale The facilitating change step will help youFacilitating Change to: • Adopt an iterative, learning-by-doing approach to PMSD; • Manage a team that is flexible and strategically focused on results; • Find further guidance throughout the PMSD Roadmap on facilitating specific strategic activities8
Top Tips • Value small intangible and tangible outcomes to build momentum for greater change.Facilitating Change • Be patient – outcomes take time to emerge. • Keep your eyes and ears open for small signs of change. • Frequently review the intervention logic against experiences in practice. • Always keep in mind the sustainability of the intervention after you exit • Create an environment where the team feels that they can discuss and learn from mistakes and failure.8
Guidelines Download a detailed set of notes describingFacilitating Change our past experiences, recommendations and action points on how to facilitate collaborative action and transformation in the market system • Step 8 Guidelines – Facilitating Change • Supplementary Guidance Note: The Relationship Matrix – coming soon!8
Training Before you start training practitionersFacilitating Change on how to facilitate workshops, make sure you have covered the Facilitation Skills and Attitudes module. This module enables participants to be more confident and competent in putting the tools and principles of PMSD into practice. • Facilitation Skills Training Materials – Facilitator Guide • Facilitation Skills Training Materials – Slides8
Training Download training materials that can be usedFacilitating Change in workshops to train practitioners in how to conduct facilitating change workshops, through games, exercises and discussions. • Step 8 Training Materials – Facilitator Guide • Step 8 Training Materials – Slides8
Templates Download the templates from the facilitatingFacilitating Change change guidelines: • Step 8 Template – Facilitating Change8
Case Studies Read case studies about our own experience ofFacilitating Change facilitating change: • Agro-Dealership Voucher Scheme in Zimbabwe • Transforming Livestock Markets in Zimbabwe8
Further Resources • Coming soon!Facilitating Change8
The Roadmap 1 Market System Selection 2 Preliminary Mapping and AnalysisFacilitating Change 3 Strategic Design and Planning 4 Empowering Marginalised Actors 5 Engaging Key Actors 6 Participatory Market Mapping 7 Participatory Planning 8 Facilitating Change 9 Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning8 10 Communicating Evidence for Uptake