Indigenous and Local Knowledge (ILK)


Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture

Posted on 6 January 2020 by Sustainable Places

Alice Taherzadeh, Research Student, Sustainable Places Research Institute The research project Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture was undertaken in the summer of 2019 in order to shed light on the experiences of a growing number of young people who choose to enter sustainable agriculture from non farming backgrounds. How to encourage and support more young
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Plants, health and well-being through the ages

Posted on 10 December 2019 by Sustainable Places

Dr Poppy Nicol Sustainable Places Research Institute were involved in three events as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2019. One of the events coordinated by Dr. Poppy Nicol (Research Associate, Sustainable Places Research Institute) aimed to explore the role of plants for societal health and well-being in the past, present and future.
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Understanding the role of plants for societal health and well-being in the past, present and future

Posted on 1 October 2019 by Sustainable Places

Dr Poppy Nicol On Friday 20th September a SPARKing Impact workshop was held at the Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales National Museum Cardiff. Drawing upon collaboration between Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales and the Sustainable Places Research Institute, the SPARK workshop brought together a range of curators, researchers, practitioners and industry representatives working around the topic of
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Hierarchies of knowledge: Ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and cosmology of the Venda in South Africa

Posted on 7 July 2017 by Sustainable Places

Dr Natasha Constant, Research Associate at the Sustainable Places Research Institute I recently attended the Resilience for Development: Assessment Methods and Transformation Practices Colleqium in Johannesburg, South Africa, where I presented on the Indigenous and Local Knowledge (ILK) for Stewardship and Resilience Panel. I will discuss some of the findings and issues from the research
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