This is a step-by-step guide for developing and conducting Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) and individual interviews in community settings. The guide provides an overview on the process for developing focus group discussions and interviews, key considerations for planning and conducting them as well as tips for developing good questions. It also provides guidance for managing and storing data gathered through FGDs and interviews. The guide draws from the experiences of ESCR-Net members Terra de Direitos (Brazil), Pamoja Trust (Kenya), Manushya Foundation (Thailand) and from resources available at: www.researchfororganizing.org .
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