APPENDIX 2. Evaluation questions.

Warm Up Questions of Fact (Brief)

  • Review Ethics process –

  • Purpose of this interview.– I was interested in talking with you because you took part in our research about water, water management and catchment risk in the Kongulai Catchment. Brief discussion of interviewee’s role with respect to the Kongulai Catchment.

  • Walk through early meetings (to jog memory -- photos of participants in meetings & Kongulai map)

NGOs and Government
Community Meetings – Tangisaliu vs Taboko
First separate workshops – (photos from workshops, map of Kongulai Catchment used in workshops)

First small group meetings – Women’s/Men’s

Questions of Change

  • Questions about experience with water in the catchment – and connections

Thinking back to what you knew about water in the catchment before getting involved, has your awareness of water changed? Of its importance?

Connectedness to other issues?

  • Water Management, Water Planning --

How has your understanding of how water is managed (the process) changed as a result of participating in these activities?

  • How about your awareness of other people’s roles (systems awareness)?

Your relationship with these roles (for Government Departments, include official relationships – other departments, community -- as well as personal relationships?)

Who and in what way? Can you give an example?

  • Risk Assessment and discussion of conceptual diagram – (Show photos from workshops developing the conceptual diagram) (Government/NGO)

How useful was this process?

  • Did you encounter any new concepts in the process (of creating this conceptual diagram)?

Social vs Biophysical aspects --

Comments about the process?

  • Do you see Water as being more important than you did before? In what way?

Are you more aware/ conscious of water in the environment?

Questions of Participation

  • How did you feel about being included in this research process?

  • Has participating in this research changed the way you think about or act about water?

  • Was there anything new that you learned from the process? Anything surprising?

Questions of Relationships

  • As a result of participating in this research, do you think or act differently with other people/ other roles about water or catchment matters?

  • Are you more involved with other parties you met at the workshops? In what way?

  • [For community], do community members talk more amongst themselves about water than they used to?

  • What do you think involvement in these meetings has meant to other