Local is lekker: indigenous knowledge should be encouraged

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2010
TITLE AUTHOR(S): A.Moos, J.Struwig, B.Roberts
KEYWORDS: INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS
DEPARTMENT: Developmental, Capable and Ethical State (DCES)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/november-/local-is-lekker
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 6618
HANDLE: 20.500.11910/3997

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Abstract

Indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) have an important contribution to make to socioeconomic growth and sustainable development and should be promoted and encouraged, say AZIZA MOOS, JARE STRUWIG and BEN ROBERTS. But how aware are people of IKS, and should policies be implemented to foster awareness in South Africa?