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An official dance to see who can jump the highest for status in community.

Adumu Dance

Indigenous peoples and local communities are one of the most eco-literate and adaptive human beings.

Dr. Joseph Karanja, Associate Project Officer of the LINKS Section of UNESCO Natural Sciences Sector

1500-1600 CE

Increasingly global and continental policy frameworks such as the Africa Plan of Action and the Sendai Framework have promoted the importance of indigenous and local knowledge and advocated for an enhanced role in initiatives to mitigate disaster risk and climate change. However, in reality such knowledge is rarely drawn upon or utilized to inform development and guide implementation of policies. 

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tanzania & kenya

Point in Timeline | 500 CE 62%