29 November 2017
The 2017 Kimberley Ranger Forum, held by the Kimberley Land Council (KLC) in partnership with the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, was a perfect venue to learn about how Indigenous land managers share knowledge and learn from each other. KLC invited Hub researchers Dr Ro Hill and Emma Woodward from CSIRO to report on knowledge brokering at the Forum through conducting interviews and participating in workshops and discussions. A report on Knowledge Brokering Activities and Outcomes, and a 4-page summary, are available here and here. This provides an important contribution to a project that’s investigating how knowledge brokering can empower Indigenous people in northern Australia to look after country.
Seven key messages about knowledge sharing were identified at the Forum:
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