Round Table and Exhibition on Young Scientists and Youth Initiatives on Climate Change and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS)
The Indigenous Knowledge Centre at the North-West University (South Africa) in cooperation with the NRF/DST Chair on African Traditional Medicines (University of KwaZulu-Natal), the National IKS Office (Department of Science and Technology, South Africa), and The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Agency, will be organizing round table discussions and Exhibition during COP 17 UN Conference in Durban (29-30 November 2011) on the Role of Indigenous Knowledge, Young Scientists and Youth on Climate Change in Durban. The venue will be at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Howard Campus). The focus will be on indigenous knowledge strategies on food security and health in climate change for vulnerable groups. The round table discussions are a continuation of the International Student Conference on Climate Change and IKS (CCIKS2011) which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa (29-31 August, 2011).
Posted on Wednesday 23rd November, 2011
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