This site presents the most useful and up-to-date guidance on conducing Barrier Analysis. Keep in mind that Barrier Analysis brings the best results when conducted as a part of the Designing for Behaviour Change (DBC) Framework. 


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....

Annex 4 of PIN's Behaviour Change Toolkit: Summary of Conducting a Barrier Analysis

2017, People in Need
Annex 4 of PIN's Behaviour Change Toolkit summarizes the main steps in conducting a Barrier Analysis. For detailed guidance on how to conduct Barrier Analysis, please read relevant sections of the training of trainers publication "A Practical Guide to Conducting a Barrier Analysis". 

Tabulation Sheet for Analysing Barrier Analysis' Results

2016
This Excel-based Tabulation Sheet will help you to analyse the data collected in the course of the Barrier Analysis study. 

Explanation for Using the Barrier Analysis Excel Tabulation Sheet

2013, Core Group / FH
This short guide tells you how to use Excel-based Tabulation Sheet for analysing the data collected in the course of the Barrier Analysis study. 

Checklist for Supervising the Quality of BA Interviews

2013, Kittle, B.
This practical checklist enables the Supervisors to help the enumerators with improving the quality of their interviews. It is an integral part of the Practical Guide to Conducting a Barrier Analysis. 

Barrier Analysis Field Work: Logistical Issues to Address

2013, Kittle, B.
This checklist helps you consider and successfully arrange all the logistical issues related to conducting a Barrier Analysis study. It is an integral part of the Practical Guide to Conducting a Barrier Analysis. 

Barrier Analysis Supervisors' Checklist

2013, Kittle, B.
This practical checklist helps the Barrier Analysis Supervisors successfully organize the preparation and implementation of the data collection process. It is an integral part of the Practical Guide to Conducting a Barrier Analysis. 

Determined Behavior Change: A Comparative Study of the Application of Barrier Analysis Methodology

2015, Mercy Corps
This review examines 29 Barrier Analysis studies conducted to support Mercy Corps program activities across 7 countries. The behaviors investigated include a range – from health and sanitation (i.e., hand-washing), to agriculture (post-harvest maize storage), to community response in emergencies (household reporting of suspected Ebola cases). This paper correlates findings, identifies...