Although the importance of Indigenous Knowledge systems has been recognised by international organisations, such as the United Nations and World Bank, the role of Indigenous Knowledge in Disaster Risk Reduction has to date not received the attention it deserves in South Africa.
Background: This article describes the local concepts indigenous Nahua women hold regarding their reproduction.
Specifically it provides a description of two indigenous illnesses—isihuayo and necaxantle, it discusses their etiology,
symptoms, and treatments, and it analyzes them within the local ethnomedical framework and sociopolitical
In the era of sustainable development, it is important that the regions of the world work in unison to realize greater welfare for humanity and the planet. To do this, persistent inequalities based on destructive power and dominance relations need to be critically illumined and brought to an end for the sake of inclusive sustainable development.
The pain of unemployment has become a malicious and inescapable part of our national culture. It is a silent presence in every conversation every day – even if you are employed. Jobseekers carry the bulk of the burden as they try to cope with the financial, psychological, and social impact to their daily lives.
Early stages of human development in Zambia are well documented, and some of the artifacts have been preserved. The earliest forms of man-made articles were stone tools. These included hand axes and cleavers, and later, wooden tools like digging sticks and clubs.
This study aimed at ascertaining what role agricultural extension plays in mitigating the effects of climate change and variability using farmers’ perceptions in Gqumashe village, Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
The hardships of a mother to keep her children alive, to give them the best and create a better life for them, are hardly recognised or applauded. This is worse in poor societies where women labour and break their backs to ensure that their children are fed and are able to get an education.
Conveyed with a very infectious patriotism and a passionate drive to persevere which gives chills of pride, this book inspires one (especially young Africans) to bring forth their best for the betterment of self and relevant others.
Climate change induced droughts, flash flooding, inconsistent rainfall, and soil erosion have a negative impact on Zambia’s environment as well as the livelihoods of many of Zambia’s citizens. Communities in rural areas specifically experience drastic changes to their everyday lives due to the reliance on agricultural production for food and income.