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dc.contributor.authorMillar, D.en
dc.contributor.authorHaverkort, B.en
dc.coverage.spatialGhanaen
dc.coverage.spatialAfricaen
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-19T19:31:53Zen
dc.date.available2016-04-19T19:31:53Zen
dc.date.issued2006en
dc.identifier3573en
dc.identifier.isbn978-90-77347-11-9en
dc.identifier.isbn90-77347-11-9en
dc.identifier.other3573_Africanways_of_knowing.pdfen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/67651en
dc.description.abstractDespite obvious differences between the regions and ethnic groups on the African continent, one can identify common elements in the way African people see themselves (cultural universalis), the way they know and organize themselves: their religions, worldviews, relationships to nature, notion of time, artistic expressions, leadership, and ethnic organizations. In contemporary Africa, traditional knowledge and values still are an important driving force in the decision-making and development activities of the people. Understanding this knowledge and the way it is organized, as well as assessing its strengths and weaknesses may be an important step in building African science. This chapter is a preliminary effort to come to grips with the way knowing is conducted in Africa. (author's abstract)en
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherLeusden, Netherlands: Compasen
dc.relation.ispartofIn: Millar, D., S.B. Kendie, A.A. Apusiga and B. Haverkort (eds.) African knowledge and sciences: Understanding and supporting the ways of knowing in Sub-Saharan Africa. Papers and proceedings of an International Conference on African Knowledges and Sciences held in Bolgatanga, Ghana, 23-29 October 2005, 11-37en
dc.relation.urihttp://www.compasnet.org/afbeeldingen/Books/African%20Knowledge%20and%20Sciences/African%20Knowledges%20and%20Sciences.htmlen
dc.rightsCopyright Compas/UDS/UCC. The editors and authors of this book reserve the rights of publication. However, readers are encouraged to copy and circulate this information... as long as it is not done for commercial purposes.en
dc.subjectLocal knowledgeen
dc.subjectWateren
dc.subjectSoilen
dc.subjectLivestocken
dc.subjectAgricultureen
dc.subjectTechnical knowledgeen
dc.subjectMedicineen
dc.subjectMathematicsen
dc.subjectFood processingen
dc.subjectMetallurgyen
dc.subjectBuilding technologyen
dc.subjectBelief systemsen
dc.subjectReligionen
dc.subjectSpiritual worlden
dc.subjectNatural worlden
dc.subjectHuman worlden
dc.subjectKnowing systemen
dc.subjectIndigenous technologiesen
dc.subjectWorldviewsen
dc.subjectCosmovisionsen
dc.subjectFarm/Enterprise Scale Field Scale Governanceen
dc.titleAfrican knowledges and sciences: Exploring the ways of knowing of Sub-Saharan Africaen
dc.typePresentationen
dc.contributor.departmentSustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (SANREM) Knowledgebaseen
dc.type.dcmitypeTexten


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