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Indigenous Knowledge in Water Planning, Management and Policy - Cape York Peninsula, Qld Case Studies NKS010/2012

Author:  NAILSMA C Roberts
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2012

NAILSMA delivered five projects under the NAWFA Cultural and Social Program under the guidance and advice of the NAILSMA Inidgenous Water Policy Group (IWPG).

Indigenous Knowledge in Water Planning, Management and Policy - Cape York Peninsula, Qld Case Studies, NAILSMA Knowledge Series 010/12, sought to obtain Indigenous perspectives of incorporating Indigenous knowledge in water planning, management and policy.

It was one of five projects NAILSMA delivered under the NAWFA Cultural and Social Program under the guidance and advice of the NAILSMA IWPG.

The oucomes of this and the other four NAWFA research outputs informs the North Australian Indigenous Experts Forum on sustainable economic development (refer to the Discussion Paper presented at the First Forum)

These projects further justify development of sustainable livelihoods for Indigenous people in the north; the outcomes of these projects present a wider spectrum of recommendations that need to be addressed when discussing northern development to ensure Indigenous livelihoods are appropriately considered.

 

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