Sep 042010
African trees and lost knowledge

The tragedy of African knowledge is that most of what was painstakingly accumulated through sustained engagement with the forest over the centuries was lost in contemporary times when that knowledge was defined as useless.

Sep 012010
Protecting African Folklore and Traditional Knowledge

Protecting African traditional knowledge The following press release about African traditional knowledge from the UN News Agency is interesting. UN AGENCY HAILS MOVE TO PROTECT AFRICAN FOLKLORE AND TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE New York, Aug 31 2010  5:05PM The United Nations agency charged with protecting intellectual property worldwide has welcomed the adoption […]