Working with Indigenous and Local Knowledge Systems

Posted on 03 December 2013
WWF's projects, fieldwork, reports, and studies are based on experience and evidence from diverse knowledge systems, as indigenous and local knowedge and traditional practices offer valuable contributions to biodiversity conservation and the sustainable use of ecosystems. The WWF case studies assembled in this publication illustarte how indigenous and local knowledge is applied in biodiversity monitoring and management of protected areas all over the world, testifying to the potential of their inclusion in building synergies among diverse knowledge systems.