Indigenous knowledge

Indigenous knowledge

Indigenous early warning system, local implementation, knowledge, skills, technical knowledge; traditional knowledge, transferable indigenous knowledge.

Amazon indigenous family living on floating wooden house in Brazil
The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk reductions invites members of the DRR community to comment on the new Words into Action guide on using traditional knowledges for disaster risk reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
This Words into Action guide aims to provide a practical overview of how traditional knowledges can be used to complement scientific knowledge in disaster risk reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
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2022
This report provides a synthesis and overall outlook for the Australian environment, including detailed content and assessments found in 12 thematic chapters.
Australia - government
Two painted hands arranging twigs for indigenous burning in Australia
Using the stone country of the Arnhem Land Plateau as a case study, new research reveals why institutional fire management is inferior to cultural burning, and how environmental outcomes from both practices compare to each other.
Conversation Media Group, the
Two indigenous women work outdoors
Indigenous peoples’ understanding of disaster risk uses an enormous dataset – traditional knowledge and folklore reaching back many generations.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Floods, fires and droughts in Australia devastate lives, destroy wildlife and damage property. People are looking for solutions from politicians and researchers. It’s time to listen to First Nations people who have extensive knowledge of Country.
Conversation Media Group, the
The forthcoming Global Biodiversity Framework is likely to recognise the importance of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities in meeting SDG targets, yet they face several challenges to accessing investor capital for this conservation mandate.
UNEP Finance Initiative
Thai farmer working in a field
Indigenous communities around the world pioneered drought resilience and adaptation. As extreme heat intensifies, the world needs to heed their lessons.
360info