1. Create an account

Aim of this section: Create your personal account on ClimMob. If you have already registered an account, you can log in straight away. How-to: Visit the ClimMob online software. On the left upper corner click on Login or register an account. If you already have an account enter your user name and password and click […]

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2. Navigate the main menu

Aim of this section: Make you familiar with the ClimMob user interface. How-to: Take a moment to click around. You will find it is very easy to navigate the website, and you can always return to the home screen by clicking “Main menu”. the first time you enter the dashboard your first task will be […]

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3. Create a new project

Aim of this section: To set up a profile for your tricot project. How-to: Click on add a new project and fill all fields, then click on the Create project button. You can always come back later if you want to update these project settings. Fields to fill: 1) General information Project code: Short, unique […]

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4. Main dashboard: Project definition

Aim of this section: This page is the central hub to defining your tricot experiment. How-to: there are some parameters you need to set. This will be slightly different depending if you are working on a on-farm testing (OFT) or a consumer testing (CT). The only difference is that in CT projects the registration of […]

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5. Assign field agents

Aim of this section: Here you can add the field agents who will work on this particular project. Field agents are your extension workers in the field who will communicate with the participants and later collect all trial observations using the ODK Collect app. How-to: On the main menu, click on the green button Assign […]

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6. Select technology options

Aim of this section: Here you can specify the technology options you want to compare in your tricot experiment. We recommend you select a pool of 7 to 20 technology options. For example, if you want to test which bean variety of a pool of 7 to 20 bean varieties is best adapted to the […]

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7. Prepare participant registration form

Aim of this section: Here you add and manage the administrative questions that field agents will ask the participants during the registration at the start of the project. This information is important for administrative reasons (who is participating, where do they live etc.) and for data analysis (e.g. to understand if all female participants preferred […]

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8. Prepare data collection form

Aim of this section: here you will set the different data collection moments for the on-farm evaluation that participants will carry out, alongside with the questions that will be asked at each mome. It is important to know which traits will you evaluate in the selected technology options? When will each trait be evaluated during […]

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9. Technology randomization

Aim of this section: Once you have added all your data collection moments with their correspondent questions it is time to create the test packages through technology randomization. How-to: The randomization is done automatically by the ClimMob software. On the main menu, right side of the screen, click on Generate packages with technology options and open […]

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10. Prepare observation cards

Aim of this section: Here you add and manage the questions that participants should answer during their tricot trial about the performance of their technology options. All questions are comparison questions, so participants can rank their field observations. All these questions will be printed on the observation cards, and handed out to the participants. How-to: […]

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