Strengthening local practices by assessing local knowledge


There is a need to: …further assess local knowledge and practices in order to strengthen good local practices (those which are sustainable and equitable) and attenuate unsustainable ones. Ultimately, understanding local knowledge and practices is a precondition for integrating local contexts and needs into DRR programs. DRR projects would benefit in combining external, scientific knowledge with local knowledge in order to create innovative and sustainable solutions.

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