Dialogue between science and traditional knowledge

I came across this really interesting article by UNESCO’s Koichiro Matsuura.”G20 nations must address the most pressing issue of our time.”

At a World Food Programme summit, Gordon Brown said he will try to negotiate a new fund to help the world’s poorest through the economic downturn at April’s G20 meeting. Yet increased funding will not solve everything, says Matsuura. He outlines UNESCO’s efforts to inform decision-makers and explains that a viable solution will include a true dialogue between science and traditional knowledge systems and a reflection on how to capitalise on local cultures in a context of agriculture for development.

Read the article

Read about Put People First, the march for Jobs, Justice and Climate change that will be taking placeo on 28th March, ahead of the G20 in April.


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