n Indilinga African Journal of Indigenous Knowledge Systems - African indigenous knowledge systems : an account : foreword

Volume 12, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1683-0296



In our foreword of the June (2013) Issue of the we concentrated on analysing the main trends of the themes submitted to the journal as well as the role played by in enhancing the quantity and the quality of indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) issues among African intellectuals and universities. We also stressed the role of as the platform for the theoretical and empirical debate among the young African researchers. It was recognised that played an important role in the production, dissemination and most importantly in legitimizing African IKS in the African and world academia.

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