The Tracking Change… research program has developed over the last four years to advance knowledge through community-university research activities in the Mackenzie River Basin with emerging projects in the lower Mekong River Basin (Mun River) and in the lower Amazon Basin (Tapajos River).
This year’s Globa Knowledge Symposium marks an adjustment from our scheduled meeting in Brazil and is now being held in conjunction with the United Nation’s Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFOII) at UN Headquarters in NY from April 22nd to May 3rd, 2019.
We decided to move our meeting because of the uncertainty of the political environment.
The theme of this year’s PFOII is “Traditional knowledge: Generation, transmission, and protection” and I think that our work in Tracking Change is perfectly suited.
As we are mid-way through the Tracking Change project, this Symposium will: