Harmonized Perspectives: Study for the harmonization of knowledge and experience from the indigenous/local, technical and scientific spheres for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change (CC) programming
Julián Burgos, Rosenda Camey, Enma Díaz Lara, Andrés Molina, Irma Otzoy, Álvaro Ponce, Tialda Veldman, PSO and CARE Nederland, May 2011

This study explores how the ancestral knowledge of indigenous peoples of Central America can be used to address DRR and climate change adaptation. The authors argue that the mutual strengthening and recognition as complementary of the different types of knowledge is vital, in order to achieve a multidimensional and integrated approach to dealing with risk, disaster and climate change. Download the study [pdf] …