Module 3 – Generating and using primary data

Module 3, generating and using primary data

Module 3 provides a detailed description of how to gather primary data (data is that which you collect yourself) in order to conduct your economic impact assessment. In this module you will learn:

  • What to do before you start your primary data collection by guiding you through thinking through your local food assessment and its associated measures;
  • Sampling techniques (i.e., who will receive the questions you pose), including what each approach entails and the associated pros and cons;
  • Qualitative and quantitative data collection methods, including a detailed description of data collection methods, tips to collect unbiased and valuable data and uses for each approach;
  • Preliminary data analysis techniques.

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Module 4: engaging your community process with data 

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