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Indigenous knowledge : enhancing its contribution to natural resources management

Author: Paul Sillitoe
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire : CABI, 2017.
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This volume seeks to advance understanding of indigenous knowledge (IK) in the context of natural resource management. The book links theory and practice in providing an overview of the conceptual issues surrounding IK enquiries in the context of their contributions to sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation. Key themes are addressed via case studies from bioculturally diverse regions of the world.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Indigenous knowledge.
Wallingford, Oxfordshire : CABI, 2017
(DLC) 2017016224
(OCoLC)986843850
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Sillitoe
ISBN: 9781780648118 1780648111 9781780647074 1780647077
OCLC Number: 1001968588
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Indigenous knowledge and natural resources management : an introduction featuring wildlife / Paul Sillitoe --
The dynamic nature of indigenous agricultural knowledge : an analysis of change among the Baka (Congo basin) and the Tsimane (Amazon) / Victoria Reyes-García, Isabel Díaz-Reviriego, Romain Duda, Álvaro Fernández-Llamazares, Sandrine Gallois and Sascha Huditz --
Contingency and adaptation over five decades in nuaulu forest-based plant knowledge / Roy Ellen --
"Keeping our milpa" : maize production and management of trees by Nahuas of the Sierra de Zongolica, Mexico / Citlalli López Binnqüist and Rosalinda Hidalgo Ledesma --
The contested space that local knowledge occupies : understanding the veterinary knowledges and practices of livestock farmers in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa / Andrew Ainslie --
Integrating indigenous knowledge for technology adoption in agriculture / Florencia G. Palis --
Seeds of the devil weed : local knowledge and learning from videos in Mali / Jeffery Bentley, Paul Van Mele, Sidi Touré, Tom van Mourik, Samuel Guindo and Gérard Zoundji --
"I will continue to fight them" : local knowledge, everyday resistance and adaptation to climate change in semi-arid Tanzania / Lars Otto Naess --
Indigenous soil enrichment for food security and climate change in Africa and Asia : a review / James Fairhead, James Angus Fraser, Kojo Amanor, Dawit Solomon, Johannes Lehmann, and Melissa Leach --
Will the real raised-field agriculture please rise? : indigenous knowledge and the resolution of competing visions of one way to farm wetlands / Doyle McKey and Delphine Renard --
Andean cultural affirmation and cultural integration in context : reflections on indigenous knowledge for the in situ conservation of agrobiodiversity / Christopher Shepherd --
The indigenous knowledge of crop diversity and evolution / Stephen B. Brush --
Investigating farmers' knowledge and practice regarding crop seeds : beware your assumptions! / Daniela Soleri and David A. Cleveland --
Traditional domestic knowledge and skills in post-harvest processes : a focus on food crop storage / Patricia L. Howard --
The local wisdom of Balinese subaks / Wayan Windia, Gede Sedana, Thérèse de Vet and J. Stephen Lansing --
Indigenous agriculture and the politics of knowledge / Alder Keleman, Samara Brock, Luisa Cortesi, Chris Hebdon, Amy Johnson, Francis M. Ludlow and Michael R. Dove.
Other Titles: Indigenous knowledge (C.A.B. International)
Responsibility: edited by Paul Sillitoe.

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Indigenous Knowledge (IK) addresses IK's potential in solving issues such as coping with change, ensuring global food supply, reversing environmental degradation and promoting sustainable practices.  Read more...

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