Indigenous knowledge

Indigenous knowledge

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


This publication aims to build awareness for indigenous knowledge as an effective tool for reducing risk from natural hazard-related disasters. By improving the understanding of indigenous knowledge and providing concrete examples of how it can be

European Union United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific

This publication is one of a series produced under the project ‘Living with risk – sharing knowledge on disaster preparedness in the Himalayan region’, implemented by ICIMOD during a 15-month period in 2006 and 2007. It is based on a review of literature

International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development European Commission Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection DG