08.07.2011 - Natural Sciences Sector

National Workshop for Promoting Local and Indigenous Knowledge in Timor Leste

Timor Leste National Commission for UNESCO and the Haburas Foundation hosted a two-day National Workshop titled “Indigenous Knowledge, an Asset for Development” on 7-8 June 2011 at the Hak Meeting Room in Dili, Timor Leste.

For the first time in Timor Leste, a wide range of stakeholders gathered together to share information on and to discuss traditional ecological knowledge from various perspectives: land management, nature conservation, cultural practices and natural resource management.

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