Local Knowledge and Climate Change Adaptation

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This chapter looks at the impact of climate change upon agriculture and the concept of climate change adaptation and the role that local knowledge can play in that adaptation. It looks at issues of governance and seed conservation. The cultivation of neglected and underutilized species is examined together with the role of cultural factors in the adoption of those species. It concludes with an examination of the combination of local knowledge with scientific knowledge in dealing with climate change.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLocal Knowledge, Intellectual Property and Agricultural Innovation
EditorsMichael Blakeney, Kadambot Siddique
Place of PublicationSingapore
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9789811546112
ISBN (Print)978-981-15-4610-5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020


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