CapitalizationPRocess Maputo, 7-11 may2012
Differentphases of capitalization Knowledge management Sharing Planning Formatting results Characterisation Analysis Description M&E-Data collection
Facilitation of capitalizationprocess • Facilitation is crucial for the capitalizationprocess • What type of facilitation is more convenient for a capitalizationprocess? • What are advantages and disadvantages of internal or external facilitation ?
Gathering of Information • Critical and fundamentalelement • Continuous and iterativeprocess • Identification of type and sources of information (reliability and accuracy) • Means and tools to collect information
Sources of information • Carriers (Porteurs): actors and testimony of the experience • Documents: reports, aide-mémoires fromsupervisory missions, evaluations, studies, press articles, project documents, research, iconographies (photos, images, etc.)… • Digital files: data bases, web sites, intranet
Types of information • Textinformation: reports, press articles, thesis, lawtexts • Audiovisual information: films documentaries, videos, televisionbroadcasts, radio broadcasts • Graphique Information:photos, dessins • Numerical Information: data-bases, statistiques, electronicplatforms, alerts
Data collection instruments • Life stories / gathering of testimonies • Surveys(interviews, individual and collective meetings, questionnaires, focus group) • Reviewthe contents relative 1 theme • Fromthose contents, extract the relevant parts regarding the theme • Reference all elementsselected, generating a bibliograpgyaccording to the normes chosen
Conditions to achieve a good data collection • Mobilize the actors: awarenessraising about the challenges of capitalization, set up a mechanism and a circuit for the transmission of information, existence of a motivation system • Takeintoconsideration the time available, the area of interestcovered, and the level of resourcesavailable