Barrier Analysis Facilitator’s Guide

Food for the Hungry, CORE Group

The Barrier Analysis tool is a rapid assessment tool used in community health and other community development projects to better identify barriers to behavior change that would have a significant positive impact on the health, nutrition, or well-being of targeted groups in a project area. 

The tool also helps staff members to identify positive aspects of behaviors which can be used in health promotion efforts. The tool is in some ways similar to Doer/NonDoer Analysis (part of the BEHAVE framework), but focuses on a much broader list of possible determinants and barriers