1. 03/01/2001 The main activities are documenting indigenous knowledge and carrying out experiments based on local concepts. The traditional leaders are involved in implementing activities to improve indigenous practices relating to agriculture, human and animal health and natural resources. The experiences...
  2. 01/01/2010 The book presents the critical reflections and learning culled from the different experiences and, as such, represents a step towards disseminating the approaches that have been developed in the last ten years in the work of the COMPAS endogenous development programme. Rather than just compiling...
  3. 01/01/2005 Now the era of endogenous development is emerging, which should fly with two wings - (i) the sustainability, (ii) stability and walk with local values and resources and also judiciously blend with suitable modern values and knowledge systems and vise versa. It should work on sociologically...
  4. 01/01/2010 This guide book is a joint production of the partners of the CAPTURED programme. It is being compiled on the basis of the experiences and expertise of the members: The University for Development Studies in Tamale, Ghana, AGRUCO of the Universidad Mayor de San Simon in Cochabamba, Bolivia and The...
  5. 01/01/2010 This draft methodological guide draws from existing COMPAS documents. However it was generated primarily from the field experiences of COMPAS Africa partners at the methodology and assessment workshop organised in Wa, Ghana, from 12-21 April 2010. In this workshop, all COMPAS Africa partners...
  6. 01/01/2008 Endogenous development is mainly based on local strategies, values, institutions and resources. Therefore priorities, needs and criteria for development may differ in each community and may not always be the same as those of the development worker. Key concepts within endogenous developmentare:...
  7. 01/01/2007 This book is about learning in and about endogenous development. Endogenous means ‘growing from within’. Endogenous development is, therefore, development based on people’s own resources, strategies and initiatives. The available resources and solutions developed at the grassroots include...
  8. 19/08/1986 Water harvesting Indigenous knowledge Dryland management - take a fresh look at local traditions Water and soil conservation by farmers in Burkina Faso Runoff farming in Tunisia Water harvesting in Kenya Water harvesting techniques Herders associations - Niger
  9. 19/04/1989 Women use local knowledge to ensure survival Amazonian myth gives peasants' views Farmers welcome iguanas in forests of Panama Local initiatives in maintaining biological diversity Andean potato Indigenous knowledge Sustainable rice-farming Village based seed production Genetic diversity
  10. 03/01/1990 Peruvian peasants are proud to share their knowledge Experimentation by Thai farmers raises their self-confidence You cannot fix indigenous knowlege Traditional Indian agriculture Andean agriculture Culturally significant pest control Working with local knowlege in range and livestock...