CEFIKS (M4, #5)


URL: http://www.cfiks.org/

The Center for Indigenous Knowledge Systems (CEFIKS) is a non-profit, NGO based in Ghana.  CEFIKS’ stated three main goals are: 1) the inclusion of indigenous knowledge systems in Africa (more specifically Ghana) 2) the empowerment of disadvantaged groups in rural and urban areas in gaining access to and also in utilizing both indigenous and emerging information communications technologies 3) the utilization of indigenous knowledge systems and other forms of information for capacity building as a way of accelerating socio-economic development in rural and urban areas of Ghana and throughout the West African region.

The CEFIKS website shares the organization’s mission statement and strategy.  Of particular interest to a researcher, this website makes available publications and documents on issue ranging from Indigenous Health Knowledge, Access and utilization of safe motherhood services of expecting mothers in Ghana and Plant and biodiversity, herbal medicine, intellectual property rights and industrial developing countries.


There are no comments yet...

Kick things off by filling out the form below.

You must log in to post a comment.