The Northern Territory Government is investing $2.5 million over
a five-year period to help establish a United Nations University
Centre on Traditional Knowledge with Charles Darwin University
(CDU) as host partner.
The Centre will focus on research and training in many aspects
of the traditional knowledge of Indigenous communities from a
global perspective, develop the capacity of Indigenous communities
and provide significant and direct benefits. The Institute
- Promote the use of traditional knowledge in national and local
- Promote respect and use of traditional knowledge in mainstream
science and technology;
- Promote greater self-reliance for Indigenous people;
- Develop greater resilience of traditional knowledge;
- Develop the capacity of Indigenous communities to use their
knowledge in a globalised economy.
Go to: www.cdu.edu.au/newsroom/story.php?nID=2176