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  • This site offers the most useful technical resources that can help you increase the quality and impact of your programming related to agriculture and natural resources management (NRM). If you feel that an important resource is missing, let us know please.

    Key Resources

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Sustainable Livelihoods and Environment (PDF, 1.68 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This programming strategy of PIN’s Relief and Development Department (RDD) explains the approach PIN takes to improving people’s livelihoods and protecting the natural environment.

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Sustainable Livelihoods and Environment - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2019) IndiKit: guidance on agriculture and NRM indicators (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website can help you with selecting and using indicators for your agricultural, livelihoods and natural resources management interventions.

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: guidance on agriculture and NRM indicators - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Examples of PIN's Interventions

    PIN (2014) Final evaluation of agricultural extension services in SNNPR Ethiopia (PDF, 828.23 KB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource compiles the lessons learned from PIN's agricultural extension services projects in SNNPR, Ethiopia.

    PIN (2014) Final evaluation of agricultural extension services in SNNPR Ethiopia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Approaches and practices

    APO (2016) Manual on good agriculture practices (PDF, 14.88 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you understand the main concept behind good agricultural practices and help you with their promotion as a part of your agricultural interventions.

    APO (2016) Manual on good agriculture practices - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    Resources on nutrition-sensitive agriculture (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This links contains strategies, toolkits and checklists that can help you with maximizing the nutritional impacts of the agricultural interventions.

    Resources on nutrition-sensitive agriculture - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Checklists, Evaluation & Research Reports, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    ICRAF (2014) Conservation agriculture with trees: Principles and practice (PDF, 2.34 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource can help you conduct a basic training course in conservation agriculture with trees. It provides practical tips on training activities and required materials and information needed for extension workers/trainers.

    ICRAF (2014) Conservation agriculture with trees: Principles and practice - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Agriculture in Emergencies

    ACF (2010) Food Security and Livelihoods Assessment Guide (PDF, 2.82 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides practical guidance on how to implement food security and livelihoods assessment in emergency, recovery and chronic crisis contexts.

    ACF (2010) Food Security and Livelihoods Assessment Guide - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    LEGS (2014) Livestock emergency guidelines and standards (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides standards and guidelines on appropriate and timely livestock-based livelihoods responses in emergencies.

    LEGS (2014) Livestock emergency guidelines and standards - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
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    Extension & Trainings

    FAO (2016) Farmer Field Schools Guidance Document - Planning for quality programmes (PDF, 4.24 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource will help you understand processes and critical decisions that are needed to establish a new farmer field school programme. It details necessary preparatory steps, appropriate implementation period and quality assurance mechanisms.

    FAO (2016) Farmer Field Schools Guidance Document - Planning for quality programmes - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    CRS (2013) Private Service Provider Implementation Manual (PDF, 2.81 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This manual provides explanation on how the Private Service Provider (PSP) model, which prepares agents to become independent service providers operating on a market-led basis (in a bid to ensure the long-term availability of SILC services), works.

    CRS (2013) Private Service Provider Implementation Manual - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    FAO (2010) Facilitators’ Guide for Running a Farmer Field School (PDF, 9.99 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource will help people to effectively facilitate farmer field schools learning events. Although it can be used by any farmer field school facilitator, it was designed for those working in a post-conflict setting.

    FAO (2010) Facilitators’ Guide for Running a Farmer Field School - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation
    Useful for: Field Officers, Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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    Monitoring & Evaluation

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: guidance on agriculture and NRM indicators (URL)
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    When can it be useful?
    This website can help you with selecting and using indicators for your agricultural, livelihoods and natural resources management interventions.

    PIN (2019) IndiKit: guidance on agriculture and NRM indicators - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    PIN (2014) Final evaluation of agricultural extension services in SNNPR Ethiopia (PDF, 828.23 KB)
    View

    When can it be useful?
    This resource compiles the lessons learned from PIN's agricultural extension services projects in SNNPR, Ethiopia.

    PIN (2014) Final evaluation of agricultural extension services in SNNPR Ethiopia - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa
    Resource type: Evaluation & Research Reports
    Useful during: Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    GO TO MENU

    Other

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Security (PDF, 1.7 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This programming strategy of PIN’s Relief and Development Department (RDD) explains the approach PIN takes to improving water, sanitation and hygiene as a part of its multi-sectoral efforts to address undernutrition.

    PIN RDD Strategy 2016-2021: Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Security - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Strategies, Communication Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Assessment and Project Design, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes, M&E Managers / Officers, Country Directors / (Support) Desk Officers
    FAO, TECA (2015) Training manual for organic agriculture (PDF, 13.67 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This manual can explain all the necessary sub-topics in organic agriculture.

    FAO, TECA (2015) Training manual for organic agriculture - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals, Training Materials
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
    IFOAM (2017) Training module on gender in organic agriculture (PDF, 2.96 MB)
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    When can it be useful?
    This resource provides useful information about gender in organic agriculture.

    IFOAM (2017) Training module on gender in organic agriculture - overview
    Language: English
    Region: Africa, Asia, Middle East, Europe & Caucasus
    Resource type: Toolkits & Manuals
    Useful during: Initial Orientation, Implementation
    Useful for: Project / Programme Managers / Heads of Programmes
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