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Problem tree tool (short course)

A self-led online course about how the problem tree tool can help you identify an advocacy issue

2023 Available in English

An illustration of a tree with leaves and deep roots

Course details

20 minutes

What will you gain from the course?

  • Confidence to use the problem tree tool to help you identify an advocacy issue.
  • Knowledge of how this tool fits in to the wider advocacy cycle.
  • Examples of how the problem tree tool can be used in practice.
This short course is based on a section of the Tearfund course Advocacy essentials.  

Course highlights

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  1. Learn about the problem tree tool, its key features and how it can be used to identify which issues to advocate on.

  2. Identify helpful criteria to consider when deciding what advocacy issues to prioritise.

  3. Visualise the problem tree tool in real life through these practical examples and practice your skills.

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What have previous learners said?

  • Identifying the underlying problem as root cause is very important in dealing with community problems.

    Sepiso Zambia
  • The course was practical and very synthetic, easy to follow on.

    Inacio Mozambique

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