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Best Practices on Indigenous Knowledge

MOST/CIRAN Publication
 

List of Indigenous Knowledge Resource Centres

 

Update 16 July 1999.

A regularly updated list can be found on the home page of the Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor at http://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/ikdm/addresses.html.

AFRICA / ASIA / EUROPE / LATIN AMERICA
MIDDLE EAST / NORTH AMERICA

    AFRICA

    Burkina Faso

    BURCIK
    Burkina Faso Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    (Centre Burkinabè de Recherche sur les Pratiques et Savoirs Paysans)
    Dr Basga E. Dialla, INNS, Director (Correspondent)
    B.P. 5154, Ouagadougou 02, Burkina Faso
    Tel: +226-360746 Fax: +226-315003

    Cameroon

    CIKO
    Cameroon Indigenous Knowledge Organisation
    Prof. C.N. Ngwasiri, Director (Correspondent)
    P.O. Box 8437, Yaoundé, Cameroon
    Cameroon
    Tel: +237-322 181 Fax: +237-322 181 / 430 813
    E-mail: ngwasiri@camnet.cm

    Ethiopia

    INRESC
    Indigenous Resources Study Centre
    Dr. Tesema Ta'a, Director (Correspondent)
    College of Social Sciences
    Addis Ababa University
    P.O. Box 1176, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Tel/Fax: +251-1-550655

    Ghana

    CECIK
    Centre for Cosmovisions and Indigenous Knowledge
    Dr David Millar, Director (Correspondent)
    P.O. Box 607
    Bolga - U.E./R, Ghana
    Tel: +233-71-23240
    Fax: +233-71-23278
    E-mail: cecik@africaonline.com.gh (att. Dr David Millar)

    GHARCIK
    Ghana Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Dr M. Bonsu, Interim Director (Correspondent)
    School of Agriculture
    University of Cape Coast
    Cape Coast, Ghana
    Tel: +233-42-2240-9/2480-9
    Telex: +233-42-2552 UCC GH

    Kenya

    KENRIK
    Kenya Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Dr Rashid Aman, (Correspondent)
    The National Museums of Kenya
    P.O. Box 40658, Nairobi, Kenya
    Tel: +254-2-742131 Fax: +254-2-741424
    E-mail: raman@africaonline.co.ke

    Madagascar

    MARCIK
    Madagascar Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Ms. Juliette Ratsimandrava (Correspondent)
    c/o Centre d'Information et de Documentation Scientifique et Technique
    B.P. 6224
    Antananarivo 101 Madagascar
    Fax: +261-2-32123/20422

    Nigeria

    ARCIK
    African Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Prof. Adedotun Phillips, Director (Correspondent)
    Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research (NISER)
    PMB 5 - UI Post Office
    Ibadan, Nigeria
    Tel: +234-22-400500
    Fax: +234-02-8101194
    E-mail: arcik@niser.org.ng

    CIKFIM
    Centre for Indigenous Knowledge in Farm and Infrastructure Management
    Dr. G.B. Ayoola, Director (Correspondent)
    Centre for Food and Agricultural Strategy
    University of Agriculture, Private Mail Bag 2373, Makurdi
    Nigeria
    Tel: + 234-44-533204
    Fax: +234-44-31020 (box 5)

    CIKPREM
    Centre for Indigenous Knowledge on Population Resource and Environmental Management
    Prof. D.S. Obikeze (Correspondent)
    Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology
    University of Nigeria
    Nsukka, Nigeria

    NIRCIK
    Nigerian Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Dr J.O. Olukosi, Coordinator (Correspondent)
    Institute for Agricultural Research
    Ahmadu Bello University
    PMB 1044, Zaria
    Nigeria
    Tel: +234-69-50571-4 Ext. 4322
    Fax: +234-69-50891/50563

    YORCIK
    Yoruba Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Professor Layi Egunjobi, Coordinator
    Dr Bolanle Wahab, Correspondent
    Centre for Urban and Regional Planning
    University of Ibadan
    Ibadan
    Nigeria
    email: egunjobi.wahab@ibadan.skannet.com

    Sierra Leone

    CIKFAB
    Centre for Indigenous Knowledge Fourah Bay College
    Dr Dominic T. Ashley, Director (Correspondent)
    Department of Sociology
    Fourah Bay College
    University of Sierra Leone
    Freetown, Sierra Leone
    Tel: +232-22-7387

    South Africa

    SARCIK
    South African Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Alwyn Dippenaar, Executive Director (Correspondent)
    The Institute for Indigenous Theory and Practice
    P.O. Box 2355, Somerset West
    7129 South Africa
    Tel: +27-21-8543299 / 8533780
    E-mail: alewijn@iafrica.com

    Tanzania

    MARECIK
    Maasai Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Dr Nathan Ole Lengisugi (Correspondent)
    Simanjiro Animal Husbandry Vocational Training Centre (AHVTC)
    P.O. Box 3084
    Arusha
    Tanzania
    Fax: +255-57-8907
    E-mail: multicho@yako.habari.co.tz

    Zimbabwe

    ZIRCIK
    Zimbabwe Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Washington Chipfunde
    78 Kaguvi Street
    New Book House
    P.O.Box 4209
    Harare
    Zimbabwe
    phone: 263 (0)4 781 770/1
    fax: 263 (0)4 751202
    e-mail: bookhous@ZBMT.icon.co.zw
     

    ASIA

    Bangladesh

    BARCIK
    Bangladesh Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Sukanta Sen, Coordinator
    Prof. M.I. Zuberi, Correspondent
    3/7, Block D, Lalmatia, Dhaka - 1207
    Bangladesh
    Tel: +880-2-9132372
    Fax: +880-2-8155348
    E-mail: iard@bdonline.com

    India

    CARIKS
    Centre for Advanced Research on Indigenous Knowledge Systems
    Dr Jan Brouwer, Director
    Ms S.L. Meenu, Correspondent
    P.O. Box 1
    Saraswathipuram
    Mysore 570 023
    India
    Tel: +91-821-542467
    Fax: +91-821-542459
    E-mail: cariks@bgl.vsnl.net.in
    http://iias.leidenuniv.nl/host/ccrss/cariks.htm

    CIKIB
    Centre for Indigenous Knowledge on Indian Bioresources
    Dr S.K. Jain, Director (Correspondent)
    c/o Institute of Ethnobiology
    National Botanical Research Institute
    P.O. Box 436, Lucknow 226001
    India
    Tel: +91-522-224556
    Fax: +91-522-282849

    CIKIHR
    Centre for Indigenous Knowledge of Indian Herbal Resources
    Dr. N.C. Shah, Coordinator
    Dr. A.S. Bhadauria (Correspondent)
    Central Institute of Medical and Aromatic Plants
    MS-78, Sector D
    Aliganj
    Lucknow UP 226 024
    India
    TelFax: +91-522-326489
    E-mail: ncshah@hotmail.com

    Indonesia

    INRIK
    Indonesian Resource Center for Indigenous Knowledge
    Prof. Dr Kusnaka Adimihardja, Director (Correspondent)
    UPT Inrik-Unpad
    Ruang K-3, JI. Dipati Ukur 35, Bandung 40132
    West Java, Indonesia
    Tel: +62-22-2503271 ext. 111 or 2508592
    Fax: +62-22-2501977/237416
    E-mail: inrik@melsa.net.id
    http://www.melsa.net.id/~inrik/

    Philippines

    PHIRCSDIK
    Philippine Resource Center for Sustainable Development and Indigenous Knowledge
    Dr Rogelio C. Serrano, National Coordinator (Correspondent)
    Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCARRD)
    Paseo de Valmayor
    P.O. Box 425
    Los Banos, Laguna
    The Philippines
    Tel: +63-94-50015 to 50020
    Fax: +63-94-536-0132/0016
    Email: rserrano@ultra.pcarrd.dost.gov.ph

    REPPIKA
    Regional Program for the Promotion of Indigenous Knowledge in Asia
    International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)
    Silang, Cavite 4118, The Philippines
    Tel: +63-969-9451 or +63-2-582659
    Fax: +63-2-5222494
    E-mail: iirr@phil.gn.apc.org

    Sri Lanka

    SLARCIK
    Sri Lanka Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Prof. R. Ulluwishewa, Director (Correspondent)
    University of Sri Jayewardenapura
    Forestry Building
    Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
    Tel: +94-1-852028/865178
    Fax: +94-1-852604
    E-mail: rohana@sjp.ac.lk
     

    EUROPE

    Georgia

    GERCIK
    Georgia Resource Center for Indigenous Knowledge
    D. Kirvalidze, Director/Coordinator
    Dr. D. Kikodze, Correspondent
    Institute of Botany
    Georgian Academy of Sciences
    Kodjorl schosse #1
    380007 Tbilisi, Georgia
    Tel: +995-32-222969/988276
    Fax: +49-51-518633
    E-mail: dato@botany.kheta.ge

    Greece

    ELLRIK
    Elliniko Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Dr C. Lionis, Coordinator (Correspondent)
    Medical School, Department of Social Medicine
    University of Crete
    P.O. Box 1393
    Heraklion, Crete
    Greece
    Tel: +30-81-394621 Fax: +30-81-394606
    E-mail: lionis@fortezza.cc.ucr.gr

    The Netherlands

    CIRAN
    Centre for International Research and Advisory Networks
    Drs G.W. von Liebenstein, Director
    Nuffic/CIRAN
    P.O. Box 29777, 2502 LT The Hague
    The Netherlands
    Tel: +31-70-4260321
    Fax: +31-70-4260329
    E-mail: ciran@nuffic.nl
    ikdm@nuffic.nl
    http://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/

    LEAD
    Leiden Ethnosystems And Development Programme
    Dr L. Jan Slikkerveer, Director
    Institute of Cultural and Social Studies
    University of Leiden
    P.O. Box 9555, 2300 RB Leiden
    The Netherlands
    Tel: +31-71-5273469/5273472
    Fax: +31-71-5273619
    E-mail: slikkerveer@fsw.leidenUniv.nl

    Russia

    RURCIK
    Russian Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Dr Yevgeny Fetisov, director
    EkoNiva
    P.O. Box 1, Nemchinovka_1, Moscow Region, Russia 143013.
    Tel: +7-095-591-8487
    Tel/Fax: +7-095-591-8275
    Email: 100630.157@compuserve.com
     

    LATIN AMERICA

    Brazil

    BRARCIK
    Brazilian Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Dr A.J. Cancian (Correspondent)
    UNESP, Dept. Biologia
    14870.000 Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
    Tel: +55-163-232500 Fax: +55-163-224275
    E-mail: brarcik@jab000.uesp.ansp.br

    Mexico

    RIDSCA
    Mexican Research, Teaching and Service Network on Indigenous Knowledge
    (Red de Investigacion, Docencia y Servicio en Conocimientos Autoctonos)
    Dr Antonio Macias-Lopez, Coordinator (Correspondent)
    Colegio de Postgraduados
    Campus Puebla
    Apartado Postal l-12
    C.P. 72130
    Col. La Libertad, Puebla, Pue.
    Mexico
    Tel: +52-22-851442/851448/851447
    Fax: +52-22-851444
    Email: mantonio@colpos.colpos.mx

    Urugay

    URURCIK
    Uruguayan Resource Centre for Indigenous Knowledge
    Pedro de Hegedüs, Coordinator (Correspondent)
    CEDESUR
    P.O. Box 20.201
    Sayago, Montevideo 12.900
    Uruguay
    Tel/fax: +5-982-308 16 03
    E-mail: phegedus@adinet.com.uy

    Venezuela

    VERSIK
    Venezuelan Resource Secretariat for Indigenous Knowledge
    Dr Consuelo Quiroz, National Coordinator (Correspondent)
    Centre for Tropical Alternative Agriculture and Sustainable Development (CATADI)
    University of The Andes, Núcleo 'Rafael Range'
    Apartado Postal # 22
    Trujillo 3102, Estado Trujillo
    Venezuela
    Tel: +58-72-721672
    Fax: +58-72-362177
    E-mail: consuelo@cantv.net
     

    MIDDLE EAST

    Iran

    RRCIRI
    Rural Research Centre Iran
    Dr Mohammed H. Emadi, Deputy Head
    Seyed Babak Moosavi, Correspondent
    Ministry of Jihad
    P.O. Box 14155-6197
    Teheran, Iran
    Tel: +98-21-889 7197
    Fax: +98-21-654 152
    E-mail: rrciri@neda.net
     

    NORTH AMERICA

    Canada

    CTK
    Centre for Traditional Knowledge
    Edmund Gus, Manager
    Canadian Museum of Nature
    240 Mcleod Street
    East Wing 3rd Floor
    Ottawa, Ontario
    Canada K1P 6PG
    Tel: +1-613-566-4751 Fax: +1-613-566-4748
    E-mail: egus@mus-nature.ca

    USA

    CIKARD
    Center for Indigenous Knowledge for Agriculture and Rural Development
    Dr. Norma Wolff, Associate Director
    319 Curtiss Hall
    Iowa State University
    Ames, Iowa 50011
    USA
    Tel: +1-515-294 9503
    Fax: +1-515-294 1708
    E-mail: cikard@iastate.edu or nhwolff@iastate.edu

    ICIK
    Interinstitutional Consortium for Indigenous Knowledge
    Ladi Semali, Director (Correspondent)
    The Pennsylvania State University
    257 Chambers Building
    University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Tel: +1-814-865-2246
    Fax: +1-814-863-7602
    E-mail: lms11@psu.edu
    http://www.ed.psu.edu/ci/ICIK/index.html


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