Natural Justice partners and members of the African Biocultural Community Protocol Initiative Kukula Traditional Health Practitioners Association of Bushbuckridge, South Africa, were recently featured on ARD, Germany’s largest public television broadcaster. Kukula’s chairperson was interviewed by reporters from the prime time Tagesthemen news programme. He shared how traditional healers in South Africa hold a wealth of traditional knowledge and are organising themselves to prevent the illegal use of their knowledge. They will share their knowledge, but only under the right conditions with meaningful access and benefit sharing.
The interview can be found here and runs from 25:33-28:21.