A method to assess the performance of multi-stakeholder platforms in integrated landscape initiatives
As part of integrated landscape initiatives, organizations increasingly invest in multi-stakeholder collaboration – often in the form of a multi-stakeholder platform. These are institutional coordination mechanisms that enable discussions, negotiations and joint planning about complex natural resources management issues between stakeholders from various sectors in a given landscape. The objectives of multi-stakeholder platforms may change along the way. With growing investments in such platforms, there is a need for tools to assess their role and performance.