This research is primarily a critique of the existing agricultural extension approaches, with substantial description and evaluation of indigenous knowledge among pastoralists in eastern Sudan and Eritrea, in the context of postwar reconstruction and development. It makes specific recommendations to advance the integration of indigenous knowledge in development as a way of enhancing the capacity of individuals and institutions to make good use of existing skills.
Agriculturalists and researchers; fieldworkers, policy makers and anthropologists, as well as those working at the project and community levels.
Rural People's Knowledge, Agricultural Research and Extension Practice - Africa Papers.
IIED Sustainable Agriculture Programme