Bioversity International has been implementing a project in Kitui, Kenya which assesses farmers’ agrobiodiversity management practices.
Training materials-Published date2011
Around Gubadida, the Meru National Park and the Bisan Adhi Game Reserve are two types of conservation areas that protect wildlife, but exclude local land users; they provide limited opportunity to earn income from tourism, although wildlife from tPublished date2010
Journal articlesCONSERVATION INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE Biodiversity ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Reconciling genetic resources and local knowledge conservation and livelihoods enhancement in research and development : experiences of bioversity international in Sub-Saharan Africa
Conservation of biodiversity, preservation of local knowledge and improved livelihoods are important goals
that many projects strive to achieve. Reconciling these three however poses a number of challenges. Using plant geneticPublished dateWednesday, January 2, 2008 - 05:00
Journal articlesLOCAL KNOWLEDGE Capacity building RURAL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Climate change Biodiversity
The article describes numerous innovations and technologies developed in African agriculture for adaptation to climate change.Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2010 - 05:00
Reports-Published dateTuesday, June 2, 2009 - 04:00
Making the linkages : conservation as a core asset for livelihood security in Eastern Africa; final report (March 2010 - February 2011)
The purpose of this project was to gather, disseminate and influence knowledge on conservation and biodiversity at the right levels of decision making so that conservation and biodiversity are better integrated as key cPublished dateSunday, January 2, 2011 - 05:00
This grant will allow the Economic Research Forum, a longstanding IDRC partner, to extend its work in environmental economics by supporting a series of small research projects in the Middle East and North Africa.