Indigenous Knowledge

Rural and indigenous communities have been experiencing the negative effects of climate change which threaten their resource base and livelihoods. This section enables access to a range of resources that focus on indigenous knowledge and also document local efforts to cope with and adapt to these effects.

publications
This report provides a summary of the joint meeting on available tools for the use of indigenous and traditional knowledge and practices for adaptation, needs...
23-05-2014
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This long-term project (35 years) aims to maintain and increase native flora and fauna, improve the soil to reduce the risk of floods and erosion as well as...
17-05-2014
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This article reports a rapid method for rangeland assessments in Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda by harnessing pastoralists' indigenous knowledge among the Orma,...
15-05-2014
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Le projet SWAMP constitue la première expérience de recherche-action sur la quantification participative du carbone en Afrique de l’Ouest. Cette initiative s’...
30-04-2014
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Pour donner suite à l’organisation du séminaire de formation tenue dans la période du 02 mars au 11 mars 2014 à Foundiougne, le pool de partenaires composés de...
09-04-2014
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Integrating meteorological and indigenous knowledge-based seasonal climate forec
Reducing the impact of climate variability and change on food production and livelihoods may be achieved by using available climate information to anticipate...
07-04-2014
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This report from the UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation (UN-REDD) presents four cases including the Democratic Republic of the...
07-04-2014
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The programme was implemented to help increase capacity for adaption and mitigation of climate change and ensure the development and welfare of populations...
28-03-2014
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The project aimed at supporting small farmers in rural villages in Northern Belize which are vulnerable to natural disasters, such as hurricanes. The project...
28-03-2014
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The Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) has launched a research programme on climate change adaptation that is to be...
18-03-2014
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Le projet SWAMP constitue la première expérience de recherche-action sur la quantification participative du carbone en Afrique de l’Ouest. Cette initiative s’...
30-04-2014
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8,921
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Pour donner suite à l’organisation du séminaire de formation tenue dans la période du 02 mars au 11 mars 2014 à Foundiougne, le pool de partenaires composés de...
09-04-2014
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2,645
Integrating meteorological and indigenous knowledge-based seasonal climate forec
Reducing the impact of climate variability and change on food production and livelihoods may be achieved by using available climate information to anticipate...
07-04-2014
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2,407
Logo Panama.JPG
The programme was implemented to help increase capacity for adaption and mitigation of climate change and ensure the development and welfare of populations...
28-03-2014
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3,208
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The project aimed at supporting small farmers in rural villages in Northern Belize which are vulnerable to natural disasters, such as hurricanes. The project...
28-03-2014
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The Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA) has launched a research programme on climate change adaptation that is to be...
18-03-2014
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World’s poorest countries are likely to be most affected by climate change, especially the poor and marginalized communities yet it is these poor countries...
18-03-2014
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Global climate change has emerged as the greatest threat facing human kind today. It affects society, economy and most ecosystems. It causes poverty and human...
18-03-2014
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This practice has been developed in three districts of Nyanza Province in Kenya: Homa Bay, Rachuonyo, and Suba. The major ethnic group are the Luos, who live...
25-03-2014
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Indigenous Peoples, Marginalized Populations and Climate Change: Vulnerability,
This report is the result of the workshop held in Mexico City on 19-21 July 2011 on “Indigenous Peoples, Marginalized Populations and Climate Change:...
02-03-2014
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80 Indigenous Peoples’ leaders, government representatives, civil society practitioners and international experts from 24 countries discussed a new approach to...
20-09-2013
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Over 2,500 workers of Ministry of Water and Energy and other six enterprises responsible to the Ministry yesterday transplanted about 20,000 seedlings in...
01-08-2013
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Climate change will exacerbate existing vulnerabilities to land degradation, floods and drought in Africa and will challenge farmers and communities to make...
17-07-2013
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Nahua boy in his ancestral territory, South East Peru
The report summarises some key issues relevant for indigenous peoples, building on statements and policy platforms adopted by Indigenous Peoples’ Caucuses. The...
08-07-2013
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The Dabane Trust is developing a water supply program in Zimbabwe to establish alternative sources of clean water for domestic use and livestock watering, and...
01-10-2013
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Our project explaining seasonal forecasting to farmers in central Senegal built common ground between scientific forecasting and traditional knowledge. It...
28-06-2013
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As climate change threatens agriculture and increases food insecurity in many parts of the world, the commercialisation and marketing of edible insects could...
06-06-2013
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The Africa Adaptation Knowledge Network (AAKNet) recently presented the first Issue of the Africa Adaptation Newsletter. This newsletter offers a comprehensive...
24-05-2013
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Water harvesting is one way that farmers can deal with climate-change induced water scarcity in Ethiopia. Here community members explain how this technology is...
09-04-2013
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Africa is the continent most vulnerable to current climate variability and extremes and the one most likely to suffer adverse effects of climate change....
08-04-2013
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