oa CSIR Science Scope - Safeguarding the future of indigenous knowledge through ICT : ICT and society
|Article Title||Safeguarding the future of indigenous knowledge through ICT : ICT and society|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Author||Biffy Van Rooyen|
|Publication Date||May 2011|
|Pages||24 - 26|
Cultural riches are transferred from one generation to another through indigenous knowledge (IK). Unlike India where IK is documented, for example, South Africa's IK vests largely in oral tradition and is running the risk of becoming extinct as a result of westernisation and urbanisation.
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