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.

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For the first time in history, an opportunity exists to integrate global efforts to tackle climate change and poverty, and set the world on a path to zero...
04-12-2014
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There are several climate funds already in operation before the establishment of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). This paper draws on the analysis of climate...
24-11-2014
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The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) contains contributions from three Working Groups. Working Group I assesses the physical science basis of climate...
20-11-2014
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Armah and co-authors look at indigenous strategies for coping with agrobiodiversity loss employed by farmers in 31 communities in northern Ghana. 87.7% of the...
13-10-2014
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3,250
Three different finger millet varieties being grown by an older woman smallholde
This research highlights the role government policies can have in determining how resilient or vulnerable a country becomes to drought and climate change. Pre...
14-10-2014
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3,832
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The objective of this project funded by the Mainyoito Pastoralist Integrated Development Organization (MPIDO) is to increase the knowledge and understanding of...
20-09-2014
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3,557
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This work highlights the fact that although indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) have proven crucial for adaptation to climate variability, they are seldom...
14-10-2014
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08-09-2014
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Here we discuss one of the most successful projects implemented at ICPAC, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation which aims at contributing to climate risk...
02-09-2014
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Mixed cropping systems in Tanzania
This paper synthesises indigenous knowledge case studies from sub-Saharan Africa. The authors examine whether the traditional practices contribute to the...
15-09-2014
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2,462
news
For the first time in history, an opportunity exists to integrate global efforts to tackle climate change and poverty, and set the world on a path to zero...
04-12-2014
0
8,175
links_type
There are several climate funds already in operation before the establishment of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). This paper draws on the analysis of climate...
24-11-2014
0
8,978
links_type
The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) contains contributions from three Working Groups. Working Group I assesses the physical science basis of climate...
20-11-2014
0
9,293
publications
Armah and co-authors look at indigenous strategies for coping with agrobiodiversity loss employed by farmers in 31 communities in northern Ghana. 87.7% of the...
13-10-2014
0
3,250
Three different finger millet varieties being grown by an older woman smallholde
This research highlights the role government policies can have in determining how resilient or vulnerable a country becomes to drought and climate change. Pre...
14-10-2014
0
3,832
links_type
The objective of this project funded by the Mainyoito Pastoralist Integrated Development Organization (MPIDO) is to increase the knowledge and understanding of...
20-09-2014
0
3,557
publications
This work highlights the fact that although indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) have proven crucial for adaptation to climate variability, they are seldom...
14-10-2014
0
3,154
UNDP.png
08-09-2014
0
4,023
ICPAC.jpg
Here we discuss one of the most successful projects implemented at ICPAC, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation which aims at contributing to climate risk...
02-09-2014
0
3,850
Mixed cropping systems in Tanzania
This paper synthesises indigenous knowledge case studies from sub-Saharan Africa. The authors examine whether the traditional practices contribute to the...
15-09-2014
0
2,462
news
For the first time in history, an opportunity exists to integrate global efforts to tackle climate change and poverty, and set the world on a path to zero...
04-12-2014
0
8,175
links_type
There are several climate funds already in operation before the establishment of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). This paper draws on the analysis of climate...
24-11-2014
0
8,978
links_type
The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) contains contributions from three Working Groups. Working Group I assesses the physical science basis of climate...
20-11-2014
0
9,293
links_type
The objective of this project funded by the Mainyoito Pastoralist Integrated Development Organization (MPIDO) is to increase the knowledge and understanding of...
20-09-2014
0
3,557
UNDP.png
08-09-2014
0
4,023
publications
Adaptation Coalitions are groups of individuals/ organizations that form alliances around climate change issues in order to achieve shared desired futures that...
27-10-2014
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3,143
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The conference is a networking event to facilitate knowledge exchange across different climate change research projects, networking initiatives and the African...
12-08-2014
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Identifying, respecting, and advancing rights associated with forest resources can help ensure effective, efficient, and equitable implementation of efforts to...
04-08-2014
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2,232
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Vegetation degradation, especially the disappearance of woody vegetation and a diminished grass cover, has aroused the concern of the Maasai community (semi-...
31-07-2014
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Object of study is the insight of traditional herbalists in the landscape-ecological factors wich control the growth of the plants they use for healing their...
31-07-2014
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