News 15 December 2016

Summit Múuch'tambal on Indigenous Experience

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CANCUN, MEXICO - A three-day summit was jointly organized to exchange information and experiences on the contributions of traditional knowledge, innovations and practices and customary sustainable use of biodiversity across sector, and on the links between biological and cultural diversity and its implications for policy makers at the international and national levels last December 9-11, 2016.

The different activities includes panel and round-table discussion on mainstreaming traditional knowledge. A field visit to a Mayan indigenous community have taken place on the first day and concluded with a cultural night in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity.


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