Indigenous Knowledge and the African Way Forward: Challenges and Opportunities

Abstract Indigenous knowledge exists and particularly in Africa and is being challenged as science and this negatively influences the harnessing of it globally. The study focused on the history of knowledge as science and the evolutionary analysis of science as a body of knowledge, within a Grounded Theory approach. The findings revealed that indigenous knowledge … Continue reading Indigenous Knowledge and the African Way Forward: Challenges and Opportunities

Definition and exploration

Newsletter c/o Vanguard Definitions and exploration of Community Development This past year the Community Development Society members engaged in several deep and thoughtful conversations. A primary theme for discussion was that of the society adopting a working definition of community development. This conversation was prompted during the 2016 joint Community Development Society/International Association for Community Development … Continue reading Definition and exploration

Achieve Gender Equality to Deliver the SDGs

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Gender equality is an enabler and accelerator for all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The gender-responsive implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers an opportunity to achieve not only SDG 5 (gender equality), … Continue reading Achieve Gender Equality to Deliver the SDGs