EXERCISES

The RUSDELA Toolkit presents a collection of tools and methodologies to help changemakers, decision-makers and cross-pollinators to act responsibly in the present by looking to the past and to the future to face the challenges of the VUCA world with Vision, Understanding, Clarity and Agility.

PARTS OF THE TOOLKIT MANUAL

Community Asessment

This section outline tools and methodologies that help communities reflect, evaluate and learn from the current and past situations in order to design and plan for a sustainable and resilient future. Methodologies are grounded in the framework of participatory action research and practice.

Engagement & Training

This section outline tools and methodologies that help community citizens strengthen their connections, relationships and capacities so that they can become more effective changemakers, decision-makers and community catalysts. An integral part of these tools is the focus on learning and training as a part of the participatory engagement process

Design & Planning

This section outline tools and methodologies that help leaders and citizens design and plan for a sustainable and resilient future. Incorporated into each suggested tool is the consideration of agroecological principles and urban-rural connectivity.

Implementation

This section will suggest possible criteria to take into consideration when implementing the designs and plans for rural sustainable development. However, each community has very different rules and methods for implementing sustainability plans and projects.