Netsayi Noris Mudege

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Using qualitative data collected from a sample of rural-urban migrants over the age of 15 in two Nairobi slums interviewed in 2008, this paper discusses the migrants' extent of satisfaction with their residential location and decision to migrate. The study sheds light on why people continue to migrate to, and stay in, the rapidly growing slum settlements(More)
Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the study participants from the Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES), Uganda Initiative for Teacher Development Management System and PIASCY (UNITY), Uganda Programme for Human and Holistic Development (UPHOLD), as well as the pupils, teachers, and school administrators who took their time to accommodate(More)
This paper is based on data from focus group discussions and in-depth individual interviews carried out in two slum areas, Korogocho and Viwandani in Nairobi, Kenya. It discusses how the division between domestic sphere and public sphere impacts on survival during, and adaptation to old age. Although this paper adopts some of the tenets of the life course(More)
Based on a qualitative study conducted in Chikwawa and Phalombe in Malawi, this paper looks at farmers perceived economic, health and social benefits of production, commercialization and consumption of orange fleshed sweet potato (OFSP). Findings demonstrate that perceived health and economic benefits were key determinants in adoption of OFSP varieties. Men(More)
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