“Knowledge and living together”: A scientific day for discussions on the topic
The Association for Endogenous Knowledge and Sustainable Development (SENDODED) and the Research and Training Laboratory for Linguistic Sciences (LAREFOS) organized a scientific day on Saturday, December 17, 2022, on “Knowledge and coexistence in Burkina Faso”. The purpose of this day is to create a framework for exchange and exchange of experiences among teachers, teacher-researchers and students, etc.
Indigenous knowledge is a great asset and foundation for scientific research in Africa. In Burkina Faso, teachers, teacher-researchers, researchers and members of associations are working on this endogenous knowledge and mechanisms that can contribute to social cohesion, coexistence and peace, while promoting the production and consumption of national products in the pursuit of sustainable development. human development.
- Students came out in large numbers to participate in this scientific day
According to the president of the organizing committee, Dr Aoua Carole Bambara/Congo, it is a feat to be able to organize such an event and mobilize eminent teachers-researchers, researchers and personalities, journalists and students from the world of education. This is the result of several months of work.
This scientific day was about discussing local knowledge and living together in Burkina Faso. “What can be more noble for our country than to gather knowledge about our values, traditional and cultural skills to feed the collective intelligence to live together in times of uncertainty,” he judged.
- During this scientific day, the PCO mentioned that it will be a discussion of local knowledge and the issue of living together in Burkina Faso.
The president of the organizing committee hoped that this scientific day, which saw the contribution of experts, would further increase the commitment of everyone, help to respond to the challenges of the moment in the perspective of economic and social development of our communities. Because self-reliance should be a priesthood for everyone.
Director of the Department of Training and Research in Letters, Arts and Communication (UFR-LAC), who is the president of this publication, Dr. Ignas Sangare appreciated the initiative at its fair value. Because, according to him, it takes into account local knowledge and social cohesion. For him, these questions are pressing questions that directly or indirectly affect our communities. “Thus, starting such a day of exchange of thoughts and experiences is a noble initiative. It is noble because it creates a framework for exchange of experience and exchange of experiences that allows different researchers to present their views on these questions related to our traditional values, our endogenous values.”
- Director of UFR-LAC, Dr. Ignace Sangare, representing the president of this publication, appreciated the initiative at its fair value.
It also allows students to have perspectives and lines of thought within the context of their research. “Thus, the leadership of UFR-LAC welcomes the holding of this meeting, which takes into account many topics. Moving from the question of kinship to the question of tradition through a joke, to the question of tradition, of course, to language issues, these are among other topics that will allow us to think, discuss, give perspectives to live it together – in Burkina. “, he appreciated.
“Knowledge and living together in Burkina Faso” is the topic chosen for this scientific day. To hear from today’s sponsor, CAMES Secretary General, Pr Abou Napon, the theme of the panel combines two key concerns. “This is primarily about local knowledge and endogenous knowledge. This knowledge is the cultural capital of nations, but it is a valuable capital that deserves to be valued.”
- Sponsor Pr Abou Napon acknowledged the relevance of the topic
According to him, this knowledge is transmitted from generation to generation and orally. However, local knowledge is increasingly required in scientific approaches. In any case, he argued that the people of Burkina Faso and Africa need the knowledge imparted in our universities and schools on health, environment, agriculture, etc. they did not wait for him to start leading his daily life in various fields.
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