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AO. Questioning the value of research for Kenyan society

AO: Lots of debate on this issue - sentiments that “Kenyan society doesn’t value research” which was pushed back against: “Academics don’t write things that society wants to read!”...Read more

Transcript: 191029_001 Being Researched in Kibera

Transcript from Focus Group Discussion October 29, 2019 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location: Social Hall in Kibera Participants: 3 men and 2 women who reside in Kibera and have regularly participated (as both subjects and also enumerators) in various research projects; 1 discussion facilitator Discussion...Read more

TRANSCRIPT: 190522_001 RESEARCHING IN/FROM NAIROBI

Transcript from one-on-one interview Wednesday, May 22, 2019 10:16 AM – 11:44 AM Location: Research office of interlocutor (Nairobi, Kenya) Participant: Non-Kenyan woman with kinship ties to the country who resides in Nairobi and has been working at this research organization since early 2017...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

TRANSCRIPT: 190514_001 RESEARCHING IN/FROM NAIROBI

Transcript from one-on-one interview Tuesday, May 14 , 2019 10:23 AM – 11:28 AM Location: Research office of interlocutor (Nairobi, Kenya) Participant: Kenyan woman who resides in Nairobi and has been working at this research organization since mid-2012. Discussion conducted entirely in English...Read more

Transcript: 191121_001 Being Researched in Kibera

Transcript from Focus Group Discussion November 21, 2019 10:35 AM – 11:50 AM Location: Social Hall in Kibera Participants: 7 women who reside in Kibera and have regularly participated in one Nairobi-based organization’s research projects; 3 discussion facilitators (women) Discussion conducted...Read more

AS. To Make You Feel Like You Have Done Something

At the onset of the FGD, the women agree that research consists of three aspects: 1) to teach them a skill, such as digital literacy; 2) to further their knowledge about a topic (i.e. the flu and...Read more

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