Knowledge Sharing for Climate Change Adaption

Resource for Theme 'Agriculture, fisheries and food security'

Day 2, panel 8: Local and indigenous knowledge

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Date of publication: 2010-01-01

Associated Organization: AfricaAdapt

Themes: Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Poverty and vulnerability

Regions: Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa

Countries: Ethiopia

Summary:Maria Onyango - Policy Issues in Integrating Indigenous Knowledge in climate risk management to support community based adaptation; Andrew Newsham - Agro-ecological knowledge & climate change adaptation in North Central Namibia; Elder Moonga - Climate change adaptive capacities in the traditional livestock system of southern Africa based on indigenous knowledge; Sibonginkosi Khumalo - The use of agrobiodiversity by indigenous and traditional agricultural communities in adapting to climate change.

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