Local and indigenous knowledge refers to the understandings, skills and philosophies developed by societies with long histories of interaction with their natural surroundings. For rural and Indigenous Peoples, local knowledge informs decision-making about fundamental aspects of day-to-day life.
“The Land portal discussion helped to create a space to bring focus to gender issues and to deepen the discourse sponsorship to substantive rights like access and control. We need more such dialogues between stakeholders to stimulate collaborative inquiry and actions.”
Policy Analyst and Expert
on Gender and Development