A Weed By Any Other Name? Comparing Local Knowledge And Uses Of Environmental Weeds Around The Indian Ocean

Grant number: DP130103341 | Funding period: 2013 - 2019

Completed

Abstract

This project investigates the different ways in which indigenous and rural communities in Australia, India, Madagascar and South Africa perceive, classify and use weeds in their everyday livelihood and cultural activities. It provides an innovative framework for sharing local knowledge and new ways of managing environmental weeds.