The methodology combines several techniques and methods. These in turn are meant to complement each other in their thematic and geographic scope by focusing on case studies with similar characteristics and which present common challenges for research - particularly manifest in the variety of artisanal fisheries found throughout the area of study.
- Participatory research and interviewing techniques:
- Methods and tools for vulnerability and adaptation assessment;
- Specific methods such as:
o Multi-criteria models;
o Socio-economic assessment;
o Econometric modeling.