Welcome to iIKSSA Trust

The indigenous knowledge systems (IKS) concept in South Africa was initiated over ten years ago, and was an initiative of the parliamentary portfolio committee (PC) on Arts, Culture, Language, Science...

Strategic Objectives

To be a national coordinating institute for indigenous knowledge systems in South Africa, To be an agent for the protection and promotion of intellectual property created using indigenous knowledge, ...

5 Operational Pillars

IKS is driven by 5 Operational Pillars, namely: IKS and Social Issues IKS and Institutions IKS and Technology IKS and Bio-diversity IKS and Liberatory Processes Our Strategic objective is to be a nati...

Vision and Mission

Empower the communities by creating greater access to resources and broadening participation in process to generate new ideas, innovation and problem-solving using indigenous knowlegde. Our Mission is...