This is an UNESCO-LINKS/UNDESA research article written by Amy Eisenberg Ph.D., John Amato RN, and Dengtao. It is about the Kam people of China and how they are sustainably managing and utilising their natural resources using their traditional knowledge. Download the article (word doc) For more information contact Dr. Amy Eisenberg on email@example.com or visit the […]
Training manual on agricultural water management Traditional knowledge and local institutions support adaptation to water-Induced hazards in Chitral, Pakistan (2009) Good Practices for Community Resilience, Practical Action Bangladesh (2009)
by Fetien Abay, Edson Gandarillas, Pratap Shrestha, Ann Waters-Bayer & Mariana Wongtschowski An interesting article from PROLINNOVA on the current innovativeness of local people: not how their ancestors developed local varieties and breeds, but rather the current dynamics of indigenous knowledge (IK): how farmers, on their own initiative, develop new ways of using and managing […]
The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has launched is book, Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development, which is a synthesis of major successes in agricultural development spanning the past 50 years. The book, commissioned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, looks at large-scale projects, policies, and investments that have had a positive […]
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A 2009 publication by Fetien Abay, Edson Gandarillas, Pratap Shrestha, Ann Waters-Bayer & Mariana Wongtschowski. The article focuses on how the innovativeness of local people in managing agrobiodiversity changes over time. It looks at the current dynamics of indigenous knowledge (IK): how farmers, on their own initiative, develop new ways of using and managing genetic […]