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Indigenous knowledge for sustainable development in the Sudan

Indigenous knowledge for sustainable development in the Sudan

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Published by Institute of African and Asian Studies, Khartoum University Press in Khartoum .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sudan.
    • Subjects:
    • Sustainable development -- Sudan.,
    • Indigenous peoples -- Sudan.,
    • Ethnoscience -- Sudan.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-325)

      Statementedited by Medani Mohamed M. Ahmed.
      SeriesSudanese library series ;, no. 20
      ContributionsAhmed, Medani Mohammed Mohammed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC835.Z9 E55 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 325 p. :
      Number of Pages325
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL653288M
      LC Control Number96969201

      Traditional knowledge, indigenous knowledge and local knowledge generally refer to knowledge systems embedded in the cultural traditions of regional, indigenous, or local communities. Traditional knowledge includes types of knowledge about traditional technologies of subsistence (e.g. tools and techniques for hunting or agriculture), midwifery, ethnobotany and ecological knowledge, traditional. The article further discusses how sustainable C ’s understanding of sustainable development is since indigenous knowledge systems are only superficially referred to. By way of conclusion the article calls for more research into the viability of indigenous knowledge systems as a potential tool in sustainable by:

      The article's focus is the relationship between culture, indigenous knowledge systems (IKS), sustainable development and education in Africa. It analyzes the concept of sustainability with particular reference to education and indigenous knowledge systems. In particular the article analyzes the documents from the World Summit in Johannesburg in as well as from the United Nations Decade of Cited by: Indigenous Knowledge in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. An Inaugural Lecture by Anwar Osman Centre for Africa Studies 1. Introduction. Although African Indigenous Knowledge Systems (AIKS) have existed for thousands of years, their concept and practice began to emerge in the science spheres only three decades ago. The development of new.

      ‘Indigenous technical knowledge and traditional practices have a valuable contribution to make to the management and sustainable use of natural resources’. (GoZ, 16).Its strategic direction seeks to achieve two goals, namely: to ‘promote wider application of indigenous knowledge and practice in managing and usingFile Size: KB.   McPherson, HL () Indigenous knowledge engagement: how indigenous knowledge can be used to increase instances of sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa. MA Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Google ScholarAuthor: G. R. Padmasiri.


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