The sensitization workshop on indigenous knowledge on forest foods and medicinal plants in Ghana was held in Accra for researchers, academia and media at CSIR-INSTI on 19th October 2016.
Sensitization workshop on traditional knowledge on forest foods and medicinal plants in Ghana
Three validation workshops were organized in three communities namely, Offinso, Obogu and Assin Andoe. Thirty (30) participants from each of the three communities attended the workshop. The purpose of the workshop was to validate information obtained from a survey on digitization of indigenous knowledge on forest foods and medicinal plants in Ghana.
Training workshop on digitization of traditional knowledge was conducted at CSIR-FORIG from 12 to 14 October, 2015 for Librarians in all the thirteen Institutes of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
Participants were taken through topics such as:
- The role of library and information managers in the digital world
- Long-term preservation of digital resources,
- The process of digitization and how to create a digital resource
The course facilitors were :
- Margaret Sraku-Lartey - CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana
- Annette le Roux - Department of Library Studies, South Africa
- Stella Britwum Acquah - CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana