Science and Tradition: Roots and Wings for Development
International Conference organized by the Royal Academy of Overseas Sciences and UNESCO, Brussels 5 - 6 April 2001.
See also the collection of papers from this conference.
Programme and Abstracts
Thursday 5 April 2001 – 3 p.m. : Opening Session
Hugo BAETENS BEARDSMORE, President Royal Academy of Overseas Sciences
Koïchiro MATSUURA, Director General UNESCO
Yvan YLIEFF, Government Commissioner in charge of Scientific Policy
Friday 6 April 2001
Panel 1: Knowledge, Tradition and Modernity (coordinator: R. Devisch)
Panel 2: Traditional Knowledge: Risks and Expectations (coordinator: F. Malaisse)
Mexican Ethnopedology. The Experience on Soil Maps
Carlos ORTIZ SOLORIO and Maria del Carmen GUTIERREZ-CASTORENA
Panel 3: Strengthening Linkages and Synergies (coordinator: Saydil Touré)
Local and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (LINKS) in a Global Society
Douglas NAKASHIMA (UNESCO)