Economic studies of indigenous and traditional knowledge

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Academic Foundation in association with the Indian Economic Association Trust for Research and Development , New Delhi
Economics -- India., Ethnoscience -- Economic aspects -- I
About the Edition

Contributed articles in the Indian context.

Other titlesIndigenous and traditional knowledge
Statementedited by Nirmal Sengupta.
ContributionsSengupta, Nirmal, 1946-, Academic Foundation (New Delhi, India), Indian Economic Association Trust for Research and Development.
LC ClassificationsHB126.I4 E258 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination321 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18865873M
ISBN 108171885861
ISBN 139788171885862
LC Control Number2007375095

Economic Studies of Indigenous & Traditional Knowledge Aryabhatta, Panini and Charaka, or the invention of zero. The perspective is changing.   This book deals with the traditional and indigenous knowledge of common men and women of India, that of its tribal and Dalit population, fisher folk, craftsmen, artisans and.

Get this from a library. Economic studies of indigenous and traditional knowledge. [Nirmal Sengupta; Academic Foundation (New Delhi, India); Indian Economic Association Trust for Research and Development.;] -- Contributed articles in the Indian context.

(UNESCO) Indigenous knowledge is the local knowledge that is unique to a culture or society. Other names for it include: ‘local knowledge’, ‘folk knowledge’, ‘people’s knowledge.

Indigenous knowledge is the basis for local level decision-making in food security, human and animal health, education, NRM, and other vital economic and social activities. Agricultural and social scientists have been aware of the existence of IK since colonial times, but from the early s understanding of farmers’ practices as rational and valid has rapidly gained ground.

Legal and economic aspects of traditional knowledge. The economic value of traditional knowledge. tion of indigenous peoples’ knowledge runs the risk of collapsing this rich. Indigenous peoples, also known in some regions as First peoples, First Nations, Aboriginal peoples or Native peoples, or autochthonous peoples, are ethnic groups who are the original or earliest known inhabitants of an area, in contrast to groups that have settled, occupied or colonized the area more recently.

Groups are usually described as indigenous when they maintain traditions or other.

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This article talks about traditional knowledge in the Filipino culture, the clash of traditional knowledge and intellectual property rights.

The authors then move into ways traditional knowledge can be protected and proposes legal frameworks that can be used to. Indigenous Studies have grown in popularity, offering students insight into the history and economic development of Native peoples around the world.

Native people make up 5% of the world’s population with approximately million people belonging to 5, different groups in 90 countries, according to the Cultural Survival Organization. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Natural Resource Management examines how traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) is taught and practiced today among Native communities.

Of special interest is the complex relationship between indigenous ecological practices and other ways of interacting with the environment, particularly regional and national programs of natural resource management.4/5(2). In recent years, the value of the traditional knowledge of indigenous peoples, and particularly their traditional environmental knowledge, has been recognized.

This has unleashed a flood of research. Some of the research has been undertaken by scientists working alone, but the most innovative responses to this trend have been developed by.

SWAP Implementation. The United Nations system is already at work implementing the System Wide Action Plan (SWAP), which was introduced to indigenous peoples and member states at.

Bythe traditional knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous and local communities relevant for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, and their customary use of biological resources, are respected, subject to national legislation and relevant international obligations, and fully integrated and reflected in the.

This book outlines that regime, and how the symbolic function of international intellectual property continues today to assist states to enclose indigenous peoples' knowledge.

Drawing on more than interviews, Peter Drahos examines the response of indigenous people to the colonizer's non-developmental property by: 'One of the most in-depth studies in the area of indigenous knowledge and property rights to date, this work provides a thorough examination of the role of law and public policy in addressing the rift between Western and non-Western knowledge systems and the crisis of legitimacy in the conventional intellectual property system.'Cited by: Action.

CWIS participates in the United Nations Climate Change Treaty, International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change. Results. Collaborating with participants around the globe led to the addition of language in protocols recognizing “traditional knowledge” as an integral necessity for mediating the adverse effects of climate change events.

An excerpt from Ecoliterate Law: Globalization & the Transformation of Cultures & Humanity. If indigenously founded Internet resources and technologies are any indication of Indigenous peoples’ willingness to embrace the technological era, the answer is that many Indigenous communities see telecommunication and computer technologies as a way to improve, rather than hinder, self-sufficiency.

Abstract: From sociocultural, political-economic, and environmental as well as biomedical viewpoints, Ethnoveterinary Research & Development presents reviews and case studies of traditional veterinary knowledge and practice, along with historical perspectives, theoretical discussions, and research methodologies.

The 23 chapters span 10 major species of animal domesticates raised by more than. Indigenous rights have been gaining traction in international law since World War II, as the indigenous peoples, previously classified under the scope of domestic law, have propelled their cause into the global arena.

Indigenous societies are vastly heterogeneous, but they possess some common features, such as lack of statehood, economic and political marginalization, and cultural and racial Author: Cher Weixia Chen. Recognizing Traditional Knowledge.

The benefit sharing agreement reached between the San people and CSIR is a great step forward in the recognition of the collective rights of indigenous communities as holders of traditional knowledge related to biodiversity. The successes, difficulties and obstacles to economic development, their solutions and innovative practices in business - all of these elements, based on research findings, are discussed in this book and offer an inside view of the dynamics of the indigenous societies which are evolving in a globalised and highly interconnected contemporary Range: $ - $ Indigenous/Traditional Knowledge & Intellectual Property V.

Further Resources The following resources are not comprehensive but represent a sampling of the.

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African Indigenous Knowledge and the Disciplines Gloria Emeagwali Central Connecticut State University, USA and George J. Sefa Dei (Eds.) University of Toronto, Canada This text explores the multidisciplinary context of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems from scholars and scholar activists committed to the interrogation, pro.

Indigenous knowledge includes knowledge accumulated over thousands of years. Communities have vetted solutions and knowledge systems over time,” she says. But the biodiversity being managed freely by indigenous peoples around the world is widely threatened in a new scramble for resources, says Fiona Watson, director of research and advocacy.

The thrust of this paper is to heighten awareness, stimulate new thoughts and generate discussion on the wealth of indigenous knowledge. African researchers need to persist in developing and using alternative methods of studying our reality and refrain from sticking to the research pathways mapped out by Western methodologies, within which many have been by: Extraction and empowerment: the application of traditional knowledge within the development of the NWT BHP Ekati diamond mine.

Laurier Undergraduate Journal of the Arts, 1(1): 59– Vidler N, and Elhaimer E. Indigenous traditional knowledge in Canadian federal environmental assessment. Submission to the Expert Review : Lauren E.

Eckert, Nick Xemŧoltw_ Claxton, Cameron Owens, Anna Johnston, Natalie C. Ban, Faisal Moola. This book series publishes monographs and edited volumes devoted to studies on entrepreneurship, innovation, as well as business development and management- related issues in Africa.

The successes, difficulties and obstacles to economic development, their solutions and innovative practices in business - all of these elements, based on research findings, are discussed in this book and offer an inside view of the dynamics of the indigenous societies which are evolving in a globalised and highly interconnected contemporary world.

Indigenous Knowledge Management Practices in Indigenous Organizations in South Africa and Tanzania: /ch Traditional communities have a highly developed knowledge system. They struggle, however, to lobby for critical issues as this knowledge is not by: 1.

Connecting for Conservation Indigenous Approaches to Conservation (webinar) Features: Dr. Dominique David-Chavez of the Native Nations Institute and Colorado State University, Dina Gilio-Whitaker of California State University San Marcos, and Dr.

Clint Carroll of University of Colorado Boulder Salazar Center March 9, Key words: Traditional Ecological Knowledge, wilderness, decolonization.

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Dorene Day (Ojibwe Anishinabe, Nett Lake, Minnesota), Activist-Indigenous Birth Revitalization, Oondaadizike Kwe, has worked to reclaim Indigenous Birthing knowledge and is driven by her passion to provide a place for girls, young women, and grandmothers to access Traditional Lifeways and traditional women’s teachings.

She hopes to create greater access to traditional knowledge on birthing. In the past, efforts to reconcile the western concept of intellectual property with indigenous knowledge have not taken into account the schism between this knowledge and western scientific forms.

As knowledge assumes increasing importance in the quest for self-determination, cultural survival, and economic empowerment, the gulf between indigenous and western scientific knowledge assumes a .The chapter analyses Indigenous traditional knowledge and traditional ecologic knowledge in the context of international intellectual property instruments (IP).

In so doing, the chapter studies the major international intellectual property law regimes such as the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects o.

Explain in detail with suitable examples across the country how traditional indigenous techniques can help and aid in forming a sustainable and viable ecosystem. Take hints from the article and present the case of Meghalaya’s root bridges built by the local tribes and in what way they are an amusement of traditional knowledge and technique.