Indigenous Knowledge, Gender, and Climate Change
- Supervisors: Dr Punam Yadav and Professor Maureen Fordham
- Funding: UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction
- Email: email@example.com
There has been a growing recognition of indigenous knowledge in the global climate change discourse. My study aims to understand – what constitutes indigenous knowledge? What role does it play in human-environment relations and climate change? How is it gendered and socially differentiated? How is it incorporated and negotiated in climate change adaptation policies and programmes? I will explore these questions in the context of Nepal.