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Indigenous Knowledge Management

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The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is one of the traditional strongholds of the academic, research and community outreach structures at UNAM. It is instrumental to the advancement of the scientific discourse pertaining to the philosophical, linguistic, spiritual, psychological, and artistic elements of humanness. In addition to the numerous undergraduate and graduate degrees on offer, the Faculty also offers four well-designed diploma courses, thus providing students, including those who do not meet the traditional entry requirements. Professor Kingo Mchombu Kingo Mchombu is Professor and ...
"Traditional knowledge" is not recognized as "knowledge" by all who study it since it includes beliefs, values and practices.
A Value Sensitive Design Approach to Indigenous Knowledge ...
Indigenous cultures across the planet are disappearing. In 2007, Wade Davis, a Harvard-trained ethnobotanist, presented at the TED conference on the subject of endangered cultures ( ). He said, “When each of you in this room were born, there were 6,000 languages spoken on the planet . . . and of those 6,000 languages, as we sit here today in Monterrey, fully half are no longer being whispered into the ears of children. They are no longer being taught to babies. Which means, effectively, unless something changes, they’re already dead.” Arguably, when the language dies, so do other aspects of the ... market research, surveys and trends
Tribe of Colours | McN2 - Digital Heritage Consultants
Together with Professor Graham Stewart, I presented a paper on the Encyclopaedia of South African Arts, Culture and Heritage at the recent Art and Social Justice Conference held at the Durban University of Technology. Abstract “ …straight ahead the memory beckons from the future you and I a tribe of colours this song that dance godlike rhythms to birth footsteps of memory the very soul aspires to.” (Keorapetse Kgositsile, “Origins”, 1969:3) Now in the second year of its development, the Encyclopaedia of South African Arts, Culture and Heritage (ESAACH) is both traditional encyclopaedia and hypertext web. Published volumes will ... market research, surveys and trends


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Study of the Culture of the Australian Aborigines and Their Relationship to the Great Barrier Reef in Cape Ferguson Region of Australia Cara Berkowitz , Environmental Studies '05 Hands-On Environmental Education: Bridging Deficits in Holistic Educational Methods and Awareness of Environmental Issues Bhart-Anjan Bhullar , Biology (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Track) '05 Paleontology and comparative Anatomy of Squamates: Field Work, CT Data Processing and Descriptions of Gerrhosaurid Skulls Deepali Dhar , Undeclared '07  Climate Change Internship with Environmental Defense in New York City, NY ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Conservation and Adaptive Management of Globally Important ...
US$ 6 million is from GEF resources and the difference is co-funded and endorsed by the .... The rice terraces are supported by indigenous knowledge management of muyong, ..... with more than 85 percent of the species being endemic. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
'Informed farmers vital to food security'
To achieve food security, scientific research-oriented farming, propagation of latest global information among the farmers and suitable policy research are very vital, experts and scientists said here Tuesday. 'It is extremely crucial to evaluate the potential of genetically-modified (GM) crops as these are nutrient-enriched, drought-resistant and disease-resistant varieties,' said Washington based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Director Kwadwo Asenso-Okyere. While addressing an international conference on 'Agriculture education and knowledge management' organised by IGNOU and IFPRI, ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Saving the Pacific lamprey
he Pacific lamprey is the most ancient of the native fish in the Pacific Northwest. This eel-like fish that evolved more than 500 million years ago plays an integral part in the cultures of the Columbia River tribes. But their numbers are spiraling downward. A University of British Columbia professor and member of one of the Columbia River’s treaty fishing tribes has discovered a new, ancient stress hormone that could help with lamprey conservation efforts. As a clinical indicator of stress, the corticosteroid hormone is important for monitoring environmental impacts causing stress on the lamprey. “If the Pacific ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Knowledge Management and Indigenous Knowledge
Traditional structures and indigenous knowledge management systems. Community based structure such as “idir” and “iqub”, “senbete” and other forms of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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1995 Indigenous Knowledge and Beaver Management Systems: A Comparative Perspective from. Selawik and Fort Yukon, Alaska. Master's Thesis, University of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Indigenous Knowledge, Biodiversity Conservation and Development
Warren, D. M. 1992. Indigenous knowledge, biodiversity conservation and development. Keynote address at the International Conference on Conservation of Biodiversity in Africa: Local Initiatives and Institutional Roles, 30 August-3 September 1992, Nairobi, Kenya. Keynote Address by D. Michael Warren, Director Center for Indigenous Knowledge for Agriculture and Rural Development Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011 USA International Conference on Conservation of Biodiversity in Africa: Local Initiatives and Institutional Roles National Museums of Kenya Nairobi, Kenya 30 August-3 September 1992 Revised Version - September 12, 1992
  1. profile image 4KM Many interesting links btwn #Indigenous cultures and knowledge management. Learn so much when I have privilege of wkng with Aboriginal ppl
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WikiAnswers - What is indigenous knowledge systems
Indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) refer to the complex set of knowledge, skills and technologies existing and developed around specific conditions of populations and communities indigenous to a particular geographic area. IKS constitute the knowledge that people in a given community have developed over time, and continue to develop. It is the basis for agriculture, food preparation, health care, education and training, environmental conservation, and a host of other activities. Indigenous knowledge is embedded in community practices, institutions, relationships and rituals. Herbal medicine is a good example of indigenous ...
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It is a well known fact that most of the software services companies in india rely on pyramid ratio in teams to have required profit margin. All these companies are in their initial phase of agile adoption. It is a challege to maintaining a pyramid. Maturity you would need to handle XP practices and colloboration needs experienced programmers. Hands on people in experienced band it self is a rare phenomenon (in inida). As a result of agile team structure is eating-up the profit margin and with very little flexibility in rates/Hr due to competition agile practioners are in a fix. I see two possibility 1. Enable less experienced ...