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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: 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...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

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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: 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...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...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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