This site provides our selection of the most useful resources on social and behaviour change in the context of relief and development interventions.

A Practical Guide to Conducting a Barrier Analysis

2017, Kittle, B.
The updated version of the Practical Guide to Conducting a Barrier Analysis is a training curriculum that builds skills to plan and carry out a Barrier Analysis survey. The manual uses a step-by-step approach starting with the definition of the behavior to be studied and development of the Barrier Analysis questionnaire. As part of the training course, a Barrier Analysis survey is conducted....

Designing for Behavior Change: For Agriculture, Natural Resource Management, Health and Nutrition

2013, FSN Network, CORE Group
This field-tested, six-day training curriculum responds to community development managers', program planners' and behavior change officers’ need for a practical behavioral framework that helps them with developing effective behaviour change strategies. This guidance is also available in French and Spanish. 

Behaviour Change Toolkit

2017, People in Need (PIN)
This toolkit is designed to give development practitioners the know-how they need to understand people's behaviours and to help people to make positive changes in their lives. It highlights how behaviour change is key to addressing many development issues such as child mortality, climate change, gender inequality, and poor governance, and offers practical and easy-to-read guidance on how to...

IndiKit - Guidance on Quantitative Surveys

2016, People in Need (PIN)
IndiKit provides step-by-step guidance on assessing the proportion of people following life-saving and life-protecting behaviours in the health, nutrition, agriculture, WASH, education and other sectors. It helps you with designing and implementing quantitative surveys. 

Formative Research Guide

2014, CARE
This guide provides development practitioners with a range of tools they need to conduct qualitative research. It helps them to assess the factors that influence people's abilities and willingness to adopt and practice positive behaviours. While the guide's main focus is on infant and young child feeding, the provided tools are very useful also for research in other sectors,...

How to Conduct Qualitative Formative Research

This short guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to conduct qualitative formative research by using in-depth interviews and focus group discussions.