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Indigenous knowledge on the South African landscape

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dc.date.accessioned 2006-09-04 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-29T08:17:29Z
dc.date.available 2020-04-29T08:17:29Z
dc.date.issued 2015-08-25 en
dc.identifier.isbn 0796921628 en
dc.identifier.uri https://www.hsrcpress.ac.za/books/indigenous-knowledge-on-the-south-african-landscape en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/6521
dc.description.abstract Aligned to the principle that development needs to start with what people know and build on their knowledge and experiences, the authors of this paper provide some examples of how important indigenous or local knowledge is to its users, different ways in which they use this knowledge, and the potential that indigenous knowledge has in some areas of agricultural development. The paper looks primarily at recent examples of agricultural practices in which resource-poor agrarian householders have used their indigenous knowledge, as well as innovations to overcome many of the socioeconomic, political and environmental constraints they experience. It concludes with some suggestions for agricultural development policy practices of specific importance to agricultural research and extension policies in South Africa. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher HSRC Press en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Urban, Rural and Economic Development Research Programme, Occasional Paper 1 en
dc.subject INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS en
dc.title Indigenous knowledge on the South African landscape en
dc.type Monograph (Book) en
dc.description.version Y en
dc.BudgetYear 2006/07 en
dc.ResearchGroup Urban, Rural and Economic Development en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Cape Town en
dc.ArchiveNumber 4122 en
dc.outputnumber 2668 en
dc.bibliographictitle Hart, T. & Vorster, I. (2006) <i>Indigenous knowledge on the South African landscape. </i> (Urban, Rural and Economic Development Research Programme, Occasional Paper 1). Cape Town: HSRC Press. en
dc.publicationyear 2006 en
dc.contributor.author1 Hart, T. en
dc.contributor.author2 Vorster, I. en


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