Indigenous knowledge

Indigenous knowledge

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

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
Aborigines Warlpiri hunting honey ants in the bush.
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
Mulan Community, WA
In parts of Australia that are already very hot, climate change is driving inequities even further – in housing, energy security and health.
Conversation Media Group, the
Two indigenous women looking at a book.
Traditional Owners in Australia are the creators of millennia worth of traditional ecological knowledge – an understanding of how to live amid changing environmental conditions.
Conversation Media Group, the
As people uniquely impacted by – and with demonstrable knowledge and practices to mitigate against – climate change, Indigenous peoples must be at the table in all climate change talks.
Conversation Media Group, the
Village in Indonesia
The building made of woven bamboo walls and topped with a thatched roof still stands tall, even though it was shaken by an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale. Serving as a token of local knowledge that has proven its utility over time.
Antara News