On the 9th April 2019, the project leader, Prof. Jay Mistry and co-leader Dr Lisa Ingwall-King, presented at the Zoological Society London (ZSL) symposium on Indigenous knowledge and conservation management: challenges and opportunities. Using the Darwin Initiative project ‘Integrating traditional knowledge into national policy and practice‘ as the focus of their talks, they showed the importance of integrating Indigenous knowledge for biocultural conservation and how participatory video can shed new light on the contribution of Indigenous knowledge to biodiversity conservation.
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Professor of Geography - Royal Holloway University of London
Jay has more than 22 years’ experience in teaching, researching and building capacity for natural resource management with local communities. Her particular interests include supporting local livelihoods and biodiversity conservation, local environmental governance, action research using participatory video and capacity building for natural resource management.
Latest posts from Jay Mistry
- Ceramics, food and Indigenous identity - February 19, 2021
- Darwin Traditional Knowledge project participates in global biodiversity consultations - December 10, 2020
- Building capacity for improved inclusion of traditional knowledge - November 24, 2020