We conduct observations in situ and in-depth interviews with key stakeholders in order to confront public and secondary data with data extracted directly from the ground.
CO-CREATION AND TEAMWORK
We aim at creating an enabling environment to foster cooperation, co-creation, interactions and mutual learning.
We collect and analyze qualitative data on perceptions, uses, constraints, ambitions and priorities in addition to quantitative data.
INTEGRATION OF AN EXTENDED ECOSYSTEM
We provide insights from a wide and representative panel of stakeholders, besides institutional actors : communities, associations, entrepreneurs, industries, cooperatives and SMEs.
We work in contexts that present exacerbated challenges. A few of these challenges are :
The unavailability of unified statistics and updated socio-economic data
The quick mutations of those territories
The intrication of traditional logics and new uses
The imbrication of formal and informal economies
To take into account those specificities, we have developed a field research methodology based on the following pillars: