Parallel session 8B: Applying traditional and indigenous knowledge

Moderator: Mannava Sivakumar

Synopsis: The session will focus on how traditional and indigenous knowledge is as useful as science when defining adaptation solutions. It will also provide a space to explore the links between science and traditional and indigenous knowledge and provide practical stories of adaptation actions by indigenous communities.


  • Mobilizing Knowledge for developing Indigenous Community Champions for Climate Change Adaptation in Yukon. YIC4 – Yukon Indigenous Community Climate Change Champions Project (Molly Pratt, AICBR)
  • Applying Google mapping in managing pastoralist movements in Chad (Hindou Ibrahim, IPACC)
  • Country experiences
  • Discussion

Location: Date: April 5, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Mannava Sivakumar Molly Pratt Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim