Protecting Biocultural Diversity

Monday September 08, 2014

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International Innovation Magazine (Research Media), Issue 151: Firm Foundations

Christian R Vogl, Gary J. Martin and Christoph Schunko are members of a project* supporting indigenous management of biocultural diversity in conserved areas. Here, they discuss the importance of local participation, and the difficulties of integrating different forms of expertise.

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*GDF co-coordinated the three-year EU-funded project entitled “Assessing the effectiveness of community-based management strategies for biocultural diversity conservation” (COMBIOSERVE), a consortium of 10 institutions working together to assess and support community-based strategies to manage diversity and develop novel research methods based on co-enquiry. Read about the COMBIOSERVE project here.