COVID19

Corporate research responses

AO: In addition to this infographic by IDEO (who is the target audience for this infographic?), I have also observed several corporate research companies figuring out how to spin their ongoing and...Read more

Feleke, Bethlehem. 2020. “Kenya Governor under Fire after Putting Hennessy Bottles in Coronavirus Care Packages.” CNN, April 17, 2020.

AO: This article was sent to me by San Francisco-based friends about the controversial Nairobi governor who was putting alcohol in hospital care packages.Read more

Nzuki, M. (2020). Covid-19 makes a strong case for urban farming—Business Daily.

TM: With the lockdown measures instituted by the Government of Kenya to contain COVID 19 spread country wide saw the reduced movement of people and goods in and out of the city. This alonsgide the ensuing lockdown measures on people being more at home may have been the vital key component that...Read more

Dahir, A. L. (2020, May 8). Kenyans Held for Weeks in Quarantine Were Told to Pay to Get Out. The New York Times.

AO: This New York Times article describes the Kenyan government’s aggressive campaign to prevent the spread of the coronavirus which is increasingly critiqued as violating the human rights of those held in mandatory quarantine (and being required to pay fees to be released).Read more

PLAAS. 2020. “Food in the Time of the Coronavirus: Why We Should Be Very, Very Afraid.” Plaas (blog). April 1, 2020.
AO: During this discussion on Open Access, Eve Gray mentioned: 
"What is published hugely...there are now a lot of...Read more
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