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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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This toolkit produced by the United Nations University provides access to articles, videos and various other resources to assist indigenous peoples, local...
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The Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust (MWCT) was established in 2000 by the Maasai of Kuku Group Ranch as a grassroots conservation trust. The main project...
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Climate change hits smallholder farmers hard. More variable weather patterns cause crops to fail, undermining livelihoods and food security. At the same time,...
25-02-2014
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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:...
24-02-2014
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UNU-IAS Guide Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in De
This guide is focused on reducing emissions from deforestation in developing countries and on Indigenous People’s opportunities and risks. The guide covers...
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This link provides access to the website of the CSD. The Center is based in Guatemala and was the original idea of Tim Magee. The portal provides information...
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This toolkit produced by the United Nations University provides access to articles, videos and various other resources to assist indigenous peoples, local...
26-02-2014
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2,442
Maasai logo.jpg
The Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust (MWCT) was established in 2000 by the Maasai of Kuku Group Ranch as a grassroots conservation trust. The main project...
27-02-2014
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CCAFS.jpg
Climate change hits smallholder farmers hard. More variable weather patterns cause crops to fail, undermining livelihoods and food security. At the same time,...
25-02-2014
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2,008
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:...
24-02-2014
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This link provides access to the website of the CSD. The Center is based in Guatemala and was the original idea of Tim Magee. The portal provides information...
25-03-2014
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Indigenous people’s rights to lands, territories, and resources,
The International Land Coalition published a synthesis paper that identifies a variety of rights to territories and natural resources that attach to...
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This compendium presents a wide-ranging overview of more than 400 projects, case studies and research activities specifically related to climate change and...
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This paper highlights indigenous mitigation and adaptation strategies that have been practiced in the Sahel, and the benefits of integrating indigenous...
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The knowledge of and uses of specific plants and animals for medicinal purposes (often referred to as indigenous or “traditional medicine”) is an important...
05-02-2014
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This paper examines IFAD's experience in working with smallholder farmers across the globe and suggests three major changes in smallholder agriculture...
23-01-2014
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This report provides a thorough discussion of the role of forests to economy and society in Kenya, highlighting vital services
15-04-2013
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The AfriCAN Climate consortium, lead by ENDA, will host a 3-day event in Dakar from 25-27 April 2013, in collaboration with Africa Adapt and the ATOM group,...
05-03-2013
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New agricultural development pathways are required to meet climate change adaptation and mitigation needs in the food systems of low-income countries....
01-08-2013
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Natural resources are especially in Africa essential for maintaining or improving peoples livelihood. Despite the availability of many tools, expertise, local...
03-08-2012
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Platform for exchange and development of recommendations on sustainable use of bioenergy in Africa (EC-Project website).
12-06-2012
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The African Development Bank Group is a development bank established in 1964 with the intention of promoting economic and social development in Africa. AfDB...
06-04-2013
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