Data gathering
Interviews are carried out with people from different villages, selected to re-present different socioeconomic sectors of the society (gender, age, wealth, etc.).
In each interview we use a predeter-mined set of questions relating to the persons knowledge of the fibre palm. We use simple statistical methods such as mixed linear regression and logistic regression analysis.
Women doing the laundry. Nueve Porvenir, May 2004.