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Identify Candidate Strategies

  1. Artic­u­late mul­ti­ple poten­tial strate­gies to meet your min­i­mum goals, con­sid­er­ing both known and nov­el strategies.
  • List of can­di­date strategies

Your team’s first step in devel­op­ing its strat­e­gy or strate­gies is to take a broad look at a vari­ety of approach­es that might be able to help you meet your goals. At this stage, expan­sive­ness, inclu­sive­ness, and brain­storm­ing are all impor­tant. This sec­tion will help you devel­op a robust suite of poten­tial strate­gies to select from.

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  • Consult evidence base and situation analyses to identify potential strategies.

    • Seek strategies that create systemic change.

    • Consider policy and economic drivers

  • Individual planning team members brainstorm lists of strategies.

    • Consider doing nothing.

  • Group discussion and external vetting expands and refines list of candidate strategies.

    • Build space for alternative and opposing views into the process

  • Filter out strategies that have fundamental flaws.

    • Ensure that strategies respect social safeguards.

    • Don’t over-filter.

  • Prioritize strategies for further consideration.

Minimum Standard Questions
  1. Did your process produce multiple strategies for further consideration?
  2. Did your process generate at least one novel strategy for consideration?
  3. Did you consider, at a high level, all major negative and positive impacts of candidate strategies on stakeholders and vulnerable people?
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How do I identify potential negative impacts of strategies to stakeholders and vulnerable peoples (especially those not represented on the project team)?
What do I do if a strategy is determined to have a potential negative impact on a stakeholder group or vulnerable peoples?
Case Studies
Livestock to Markets: A Case Study from the Northern Rangelands Trust in Kenya, demonstrating the use of market forces and economic drivers in conducting a Situation Analysis and in Identifying Candidate Strategies

This Northern Kenya Rangelands Livestock to Markets case study demonstrates how analyzing market forces and economic drivers can help conservation practitioners identify a markets-based and/or investable solution to a conservation problem. This case study was chosen because it successfully illustrates the connections between business opportunities that can arise from identifying market forces.

Market Module addition to CbD 2.0_Livestock to Market Case Study


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