Field-based action research on community-based adaptation to climate change needs to engage with all different sections of communities. Children form a significant group that is often overlooked by research and practice at community level, in part because of a lack of appropriate action research tools. In this short piece, we describe some tools for child-friendly participatory research that were used in the Philippines.
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