Participatory methods: Transect Walk

Following posts about Ground Mapping and Sketch Mapping I would like to present another fairly easy method called Transect Walk. Transect Mapping/Transect Walk is a method that uses controlled “walks” in the community and collects spatial information, which may include geographic features, information on land use, information on vegetation strips, social aspects, etc. This method is suitable for the analysis of patterns of land use, but provides only limited information about the area. An important part of the method is discussion and active listening, identification of problems and their solutions. Continue reading