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This paintings is the expressly-environmental bookend to the "Frontier matters in financial proposal" sequence. the aim of this quantity is to synthesise and synopsise the foremost paintings from the various various disciplines which could give a contribution to socially and environmentally responsible/sustainable improvement.

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Initially, the local researcher was unable to translate the idea from Bobo, the local language, into French. The image was new to her. After some prodding, the old woman explained that children were well educated in the past, but not so well educated now. She further explained that this wasn’t the children’s fault; this generation of mothers was not properly educating the children. “If you want to get rid of a mouse, you have to get rid of the smell of soubala” could be translated as “rather than accusing the children because they are poorly educated, accuse the mothers” (Barker and Cross 1992).

Women often prefer to be interviewed in their homes. In some regions, it is socially unacceptable for women to be seen chatting in public places, and a home setting enables women to continue their chores — looking after the children, guarding the stove, or making crafts. Conversely, in a study set in Nepal, Hinton (1995) found that women preferred to be interviewed in a more public forum, away from home, so that childcare could be delegated to other family members. How The researcher must ask women whether they would feel more comfortable with a female interviewer and whether they would prefer to be interviewed singly, in groups of women, or in mixed groups.

It is the responsibility of the IK researcher to remember that IK systems may be just as valid or useful or that a low-tech solution can be highly appropriate. Appropriate methods — The researcher must ensure that the research methods are tailored to people’s cultures, abilities, and requirements and effectively represent local people’s points of view. Multiple methods — IK research requires a mixture of techniques that together facilitate the collection of different types of data and help confirm or reject • research findings through a process of crosschecking or triangulation.

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