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Access to Climate Information and Support Services

Access to Climate Information and Support Services is a 12-item measure to assess where vulnerable populations are learning about environmental changes and how to gain support.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Kenya

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adults

Items:

At a scale of 1-5 rate the dissemination pathways against the identified climate information and services for adaptation to climate change impacts.

1. Radio
2. TV
3. Pamphlets
4. Brochures
5. Newspapers
6. Posters
7. Extension agents
8. Neighbors/friends
9. Local administration
10. Relatives
11. Farmer field schools
12. Indigenous knowledge informers

Climate change impacts
-Rainfall variability
-Temperature change
-Droughts
-Floods
-Heat stress
-Wind storms
-Human diseases
-Livestock diseases

Response Options:
Not applicable - 1
Never - 2
Sometimes - 3
Often - 4
Always - 5

Scoring Procedures

The mean of all climate change impacts is calculated for each method of dissemination.

Original Citation

Cherotich, V. K., Saidu, O., & Bebe, B. O. (2012). Access to climate change information and support services by the vulnerable groups in semi-arid Kenya for adaptive capacity development. African Crop Science Journal, 20, 169-180

Psychometric Score

Citation Frequency

Ease of Use Score

Formative Research

Qualitative Research

Existing Literature/Theoretical Framework

Field Expert Input

Cognitive Interviews / Pilot Testing

Reliability

Internal

Test-retest

Interrater

Validity

Content

Face

Criterion (gold-standard)

Construct

Ease of Use

Readability

Scoring Clarity

Length

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