Towards fair chances for everyone – everywhere
Tailor-made services are the basis of the activities of South Research. For every enquiry, the consultants are able to draw on an extensive range of instruments and methodologies in which they are well-versed. They often combine these instruments creatively to achieve a suitable approach that meets the needs and objectives of the customer.

Examples of frequently used instruments and methods:

Project cycle management

  • Logical Framework, problem tree, objective tree, stakeholder analysis
  • Outcome mapping
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Monitoring instruments

Strategic planning

  • Vision and mission definition
  • SWOT analysis
  • Theory of Change

Various participatory analysis and reflection instruments

  • Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA)
  • Timelines, trend analyses
  • Chapati diagram
  • Mind mapping

Evaluation techniques

  • Focus groups
  • Interviews and surveys
  • Impact analysis
  • Most Significant Change technique
  • Delphi survey

Large Group Interventions

  • Open Space technology, World Café, Search Conference

Multi-stakeholder tools

  • Stakeholder mapping

Organisational development

  • Total Quality Management (TQM)/IKOS
  • EFQM

Capacity building and empowerment

  • 5C model
  • Supported self-reinforcement (Auto-Renforcement Accompagné – AURA)

Improvement groups

Gender analysis
Network analysis
Advocacy planning