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Participatory method

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Experience has given birth to a method for organising workshop development and producing progress reports, which is based on everyone’s participation.

Conceptual mapping

To facilitate the work of rapporteurs, the Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation has made available a computer programme that provides a dynamic visualisation of the different issues raised during a workshop.

This results in conceptual maps are intended to support a cross-cutting analysis of the concepts brought to the forefront by the different workshops. They use the freeware Desmodo.


Developed by Exemole, Desmodo is freeware designed to express, present and analyse relationships amongst concepts. It can be freely downloaded at: