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21 Feb 2023
Standard article |  | 21 Feb 2023

Sensing weather: scientific and experiential modes of knowledge production for small-scale farming in western Kenya

Julian Rochlitz

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Drawing on qualitative research on the production and use of weather information for small-scale farmers in western Kenya in the context of a changing climate, this paper shows how navigating the uncertainties of the weather is enabled by a combination of scientific and experiential knowledge. Inspired by work in science and technology studies, I argue that these different forms of knowing should not be treated in opposition but as connected resources through which farmers relate to their world.