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Durham University

Department of Anthropology


Publication details for Dr Ben Campbell

Campbell, B. (2004). Indigenous views on the Terms of Participation in the Development of Biodiversity Conservation in Nepal. In Investigating Local Knowledge: new directions, new approaches. Bicker, A., Sillitoe, P. & Pottier, J. Aldershot: Ashgate. 149-167.

Author(s) from Durham


This chapter addresses the vogue for using indigenous knowledge in development projects. It discusses the diversity in forms of knowledge spoken of by Tamang villagers, noting which kinds of knowledge are perceived as more, and which as less amenable to being useful for development.