All articles for the topic: Complexity

Session 4: See the system

Session 4: See the System

A card game to see how people, places and things (resources) fit into systems, followed by an activity to systematically brainstorm and prioritise community resources.

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Session 5: Act to adapt

Session 5: Act to Adapt

A giant board game that gets youth to prioritise resources in their community which are vulnerable to extreme weather. Youth negotiate to take individual or collective actions to adapt resources.

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The need for reflexive evaluation approaches in development cooperation

Abstract

Within development cooperation, development issues are increasingly recognized as complex problems requiring new paths towards solving them. In addition to the commonly used two...

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New approaches to promoting flexible and forward looking decision making

Drawing on insights from complexity science, this paper describes what processes are needed to promote Flexible and Forward-looking Decision Making (FFDM).

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Projects

CAVES (Complexity, Agents, Volatility, Evidence and Scale) Mediation (Methodology for Effective Decision-making on Impacts and AdaptaTION) C3D+ (Climate Change Capacity and Development) WD-NACE (...
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CAVES

CAVES (Complexity, Agents, Volatility, Evidence and Scale)

The purpose of the CAVES project is to couple policy concerns for complex human-environmental systems with linked physical,...

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Agent-based modelling

An introduction

1. An agent is an autonomous piece of program code representing an actor in a social system [1], which can be used to model many or multiple types of agency at different...

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