GCRF African SWIFT, GCRF-AFRICAP & LUCAS Knowledge Sharing Seminar: Dr Lata Narayanaswamy & Dr Chris Paterson – Gender and climate change communications practices: Pilot research in two communities in rural Kenya

We are pleased to welcome you to this rescheduled GCRF African SWIFT knowledge-sharing seminar organised jointly with GCRF-AFRICAP and LUCAS:

Title: Gender and climate change communications practices: Pilot research in two communities in rural Kenya

Guest speakers: Dr Lata Narayanaswamy (Lecturer in International Development, University of Leeds) and Dr Chris Paterson (Senior Lecturer in International Communication, University of Leeds)

When: 10 February 2020 13:00-14:30 (UTC+00:00) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London.

Location: Worsley Seminar Room 8.34a / Register for the webinar at: http://bit.ly/AFRICAPSWIFT

Overview:
This collaboration between UK and Kenyan researchers seeks to use a multi-site, quasi-ethnographic approach to develop nuanced understandings of how the local information ecosystem operates in rural Kenyan communities, and the resultant effects on local women’s ability to combine indigenous and externally-sourced knowledge in their engagement with, and pursuit of, climate change adaptation activities.

For further information, contact Helen Robinson H.J.Robinson@leeds.ac.uk or Helen Coskeran H.Coskeran@leeds.ac.uk