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The power of indigenous knowledge in strengthening climate resilience

Publication: 'Indigenous knowledge systems and climate change management in Africa'

January 12, 2018

A new CTA publication on ‘Indigenous knowledge systems and climate change management in Africa’ was enthusiastically received at its recent formal launch in Johannesburg, South Africa during the 4th Global Science Conference on Climate-Smart Agriculture on 28-30 November 2017. At the launch, the publication’s co-editors, CTA’s Dr Oluyede Ajayi, Senior Programme Coordinator and Professor Mafongoya, at the University of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa, explained the importance of documenting knowledge accumulated by generations of indigenous people to effectively address the climate challenges faced by smallholder farmers in ACP regions.