Personal tools

You are here: Home / Case studies / 5.5 Parc Naturel Marin d'Iroise / 5.5.9 Advantages and disadvantages of the scenarios methods used?

5.5.9 Parc Naturel Marin d'Iroise: Advantages and disadvantages of the scenarios methods used?

Navigation Arrows Previous NextPreviousNext

The scenario approach was completely dependent of the construction, in parallel, of the dynamic model of the kelp social-ecosystem, which was also based on a participative approach. These two methodologies fed each other.

When a participative approach is developed for the scenario building exercise in a well-established institutional framework, it requires the involvement of pre-identified stake-holders.

At the end of the exercise, one integrated tool was available for the ecosystem services assessment with a multi-criteria grid for the analysis. When finished, this tool is particularly operational for helping the decision-making process.

The risk is to under-estimate the time required by these two steps, in particular to achieve stakeholder involvement. In this context, stakeholder engagement needs to find a balance between a sufficient level of participation to the building of both the model and the scenarios, while avoiding too much additional work for the participants.

PORTLET NavigationPlanResourcesGlossaryHelp