THE WORLD BANK GROUP A World Free of Poverty

Integrating Indigenous Knowledge
in Project Planning and Implementation

A Joint Publication of CIDA, ILO, KIVU Nature, and the World Bank.
By Alan Emery,


The Guidelines preliminaries, introduction, and general guidelines provide recommendations for local communities, NGOs, project proponents and governments on how to consult during preparation and implementation of development projects. Case studies support the recommendations.

Worksheets summarize the recommendations into practical steps. An Annex provides information on further readings, contacts, resources, etc. The entire document can also be downloaded as a ZIP file. It is planned to translate the Guidelines into other languages.



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