With most outcomes/impacts there will be range of different methods that could potentially be used to collect data. The PRISM modules are designed to guide you towards methods that are appropriate for the outcome/impact you are trying to measure.
The data collection methods in PRISM are grouped under the following categories:
Awareness & Attitudes
Measuring changes in levels of stakeholder awareness and attitudes and whether these lead to changes in behaviour that beneft conservation.
Measuring changes in the ability of people, organisations or society to perform better, solve problems or manage their affairs successfully.
Livelihoods & Governance
Measuring changes in relation to people’s livelihoods, wellbeing status and the governance arrangements that affect the lives of project stakeholders
Measuring changes to rules, regulations and agreements that govern conservation targets.
Species and Habitat Management
Measuring changes in relation to the direct management of species or habitats.