JIKDS is aimed to:

  • Promote the nexus of indigenous knowledge and development through quality research that enhances the productivity of research outputs for the positive benefit at all levels.
  • Create a culture of scholarship where research outputs contribute to economic, cultural and social development endeavors.
  • Encourage inclusiveness in knowledge production by integrating and including indigenous knowledge systems in the ways of knowing and development strategies.

Scope of JIKDS:

  • Indigenous Knowledge
  • Mining and Environmental Protection
  • Agriculture and other relevant national and international issues