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Table 1 Focus group discussions

From: Community engagement in pastoralist areas: Lessons from the public dialogue process for a new refugee settlement in Turkana, Kenya

  Location Timing Attendee profiles
1 Natukobenyo July 2016 Approximately 10 rural residents, both women and men, mostly working in construction, petty trade and food service in the settlement; some tend small herds of goats
2 Naabek July 2016 8 peri-urban village residents, 4 women and 4 men, living adjacent to the Kakuma camp, employed as domestic workers or porters by refugee businesses/households
3 Natukobenyo August 2017 Approximately 15 rural residents providing labour or selling goods to refugees in the settlement; some tend small herds of goats
4 Nalemsekon August 2017 Large gathering of 30 to 40 peri-urban village residents, both women and men, living adjacent to the Kakuma camp, many employed by refugee businesses/households
5 Kalobeyei August 2017 Approximately 10 urban residents in Kalobeyei Town; mostly young men
6 Lokwamor August 2017 Approximately 15 women and men from households tending herds of goats north of Kalobeyei Town
7 Oropoi September 2017 Six town residents, 4 women and 2 men, living in the Oropoi settlement 40 km west of Kalobeyei Town
8 Nawounitos September 2017 8 pastoralists, all men, tending cattle far to the west of Kalobeyei