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Indigenous Knowledge : Enhancing Its Contribution to Natural Resources Management (Hardcover)

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Incorporating indigenous knowledge (IK) is crucial to effective development. This global research-level book on IK and natural resources management addresses cutting edge issues relating to soil management and land degradation, weed and pest control, crop breeding and yields, agro-biodiversity conservation, food production and marketing, climate change adaptation, forest use and agroforestry. It also includes discussion of methodological issues such as IK's integration into agricultural science and technology, technology innovation and adoption, systematic approaches to local management, integration of social and ecological processes, participatory methods and "citizen" science, use of videos, the role of international agencies, power dynamics and gender issues.
Number of Pages: 227
Genre: Technology, Business + Money Management, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Ecology, Management
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc
Language: English
Street Date: December 28, 2017
TCIN: 52746448
UPC: 9781780647050
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-9429
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