Summaries of Presentations & Bionotes


Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Change

2 - 3 November 2016

Marrakesh, Morocco.

Summaries of presentations & Bionotes

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Projet GIREPSE (Projet sur l’adaptation au changement climatique dans le bassin de Tensift au Maroc par une gestion améliorée du bassin versant et le paiement pour les services environnementaux), Maroc

Analyse des conditions du genre et de la vulnérabilité des femme face au changement climatique dans le bassin versant de l'Ourika, Maroc

Department of Human Geography, Human Ecology Division, Lund University, Sweden

Climate Change Otherwise: Indigenous Knowledge and the Coloniality of Reality 

Minnie DEGAWAN (Kankana-ey)
Director, Indigenous and Traditional Peoples Program, Conservation International

Indigenous forest management and climate mitigation: INAYAN as the underlying principle in Sagada forest management system

Hanafi DICKO1 & Amadou DICKO2
1 Climate Frontlines Partner, Fédération des Eleveurs du Burkina (FEB) au Sahel, Associations des Eleveurs Traditionnels du Sahel (Dawla Sahel), Burkina Faso
2 Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles (INERA), Burkina Faso

Renforcement de la résilience des communautés pastorales sahéliennes au Burkina Faso: changements climatiques et utilisation des savoirs traditionnels

Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi Finland

Coping with a warming winter climate in Arctic Russia: patterns of extreme weather affecting Nenets reindeer nomadism

Mulubrhan Balehegn GEBREMIKAEL
Climate Frontlines Partner, Mekelle University College of Dryland Agriculture and Afar Indigenous Development Community (Aba'ala), Ethiopia

Traditional weather forecasting among Afar pastoralists in north Eastern Ethiopia: Role in Climate change adaptation

Kimberly Land Council, Australia

Fighting Fire with Fire

Climate Frontlines Partner, Pastoral and Environmental Network in the Horn of Africa (PENHA-Uganda)

Pastoral and environmental network in the horn of Africa (Penha) Uganda

Hassan Omari KAYA
University of KwaZulu-Natal DST-NRF Centre in Indigenous Knowledge Systems, South Africa

The integration of indigenous knowledge systems in provincial climate change adaptation and mitigation policy strategies in South Africa. Experiences from Kwazulu-Natal province

Mugal Indigenous Women Upliftment Institute, Nepal

Indigenous knowledge, Grassroots/marginalized indigenous women and climate change/justice

Annamaria LAMMEL
Universite Paris 8 Vincennes-Saint-Denis, France

Understanding climate change: local knowledge / global minds

Pamela William LEVIRA
Tanzania Meteorological Agency, Tanzania

Harnessing Local Indigenous Knowledge and Practices for Climate Mitigation and Adaptation of Agro pastoral communities in Tanzania

Department of Geography, University of Winnipeg, Canada

From Thief to Igloo Builder: Participatory Digital Research on climate change with and For indigenous communities in Canada
Anzed MOHAMMED et Boubker LYADIB
Pastoralisme, changement climatique et savoirs traditionnels : le cas du sud marocain

Ismael OCEN
Climate Frontlines Partner, Disaster Risk Reduction Platform for Teso (DDRP4T), UGANDA

Traditional Warning Systems Of The Karamojong Pastoralist : “Knowledge that builds Resilience”
Tristan David PEARCE Inuit Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), Subsistence Hunting and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Canadian Arctic

Carla RONCOLI 1 and Ben ORLOVE 2; Brian DOWD-URIBE 3; Moussa SANON 4
1 Emory University, USA
2 Columbia University, USA
3 University of San Francisco, USA
4 Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles, Burkina Faso

The confluence of indigenous and scientific knowledge of managing water and mediating conflicts in Burkina Faso

Marie ROUE 1, Alexandra LAVRILLIER 2 And Samuel ROTURIER 3 and Semen GABYSHEV 4
1 CNRS/MNHN, France
2 Research center Cultures, Environments, Arctic, Climate (CEARC), Universite de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
3 AgroParisTech / Universite Paris-Sud, France
4 Reindeer herding Evenk community, Russia

How Sami and Evenk reindeer herders conceive extreme events

Jan SALICK 1, Cassius SPEARS 2 & Dawn SPEARS2
1 Missouri Botanical Garden, USA
2 Narragansett Tribe (American Indian, Algonquian Group)

Climate Change and Narragansett Cultural Revitalization

Cornell University, USA

700 year-old indigenous African soil enrichment technique as a climate- smart global sustainable agriculture alternative

Krystyna Luna SWIDERSKA
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Biocultural innovations for climate resilience 

Department of Meteorology Geo-Hazards, Vanuatu

Combining traditional knowledge with modern scientific methods to aid adaptation in Vanuatu

Abdulahi Halake WATO
NDMA Tana River County, Kenya

Impacts of increased climate variability on Pastoralists livelihood, Tana River Kenya
Abdrahmane ZAABUN & Bachir EL FAOUZI Savoirs locaux sur l'eau et changement climatique dans les oasis du Maroc


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