The role of the participatory web for indigenous knowledge

The gap: Indigenous knowledge and social media

There are various interesting initiatives trying to empower indigenous communities and document their cultural heritage and wisdom, but also documenting the vast impacts of climate change. One such initiative is spearheaded by the Indigenous Peoples of Africa Coordinating Committee (IPACC). This video documents IPACC’s work in the context of the Convention on Biological Diversity and how their members use ICTs and media to document biodiversity.

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