Institute for Environmental Security
Advancing Global Environmental Security through
Science · Diplomacy · Law · Finance · Education
EnviroSecurity Action Guide
Centre for biodiversity and Indigenous Knowledge (CBIK)
CBIK aims to explore alternative development approaches for working directly with indigenous people and communities to enhance their livelihoods and maintain cultural and biological diversity through application of indigenous cosmovision, knowledge, and innovative technology in the environment of rapid change and uncertainty faced by local people in SW China.
CBIK also works to promote local and regional inter-sectorial and intercultural dialogue and communication among rural communities, NGOs, academia and governmental agencies. For this purpose, it conducts interdisciplinary research, facilitation for participatory development, consultation for cultural identity, networking for information sharing, and capacity building for watershed governance and livelihood development.
Working languages: English, Chinese
Organisation website ( Webpage - www.cbik.ac.cn )
1 - Research / studies / scientific initiatives / monitoring
3 - Coordination, networking, organisational, institutional activities
6 - Education, training, capacity building and other information activities