Bottom-up global environmental governance; integrating indigenous knowledge into nature-based solutions

Submission to Policy Process

This submission, which includes a paper maintaining that indigenous knowledge and philosophical richness can help Asia transition to a more sustainable development paths, argues for a greater focus on looking back as countries move toward a post-pandemic future. More concretely, the paper outlines why and how countries in Asia should collaborate in pooling the good practices from their indigenous knowledge, philosophies and cultural heritage to promote a sustainable pathway at local, national, regional and global levels.