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Title Traditional knowledge in policy and practice : approaches to development and human well-being / edited by Suneetha M. Subramanian and Balakrishna Pisupati
Published Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xxv, 373 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction / Suneetha M. Subramanian and Balakrishna Pisupati -- Diversities of knowledge communities, their worldviews and sciences: On the challenges of their co-evolution / Bertus Haverkort and Coen Reijntjes -- Indigenous knowledge and indigenous peoples' education / Marie Battiste -- Indigenous institutions and contemporary development in Ghana: Potentials and challenges / Stephen B. Kendie and Bernard Y. Guri -- Gender and traditional knowledge: Seeing blind spots, redressing inequities for women / Fatima Alvarez Castillo and Maria Nadja A. Castillo -- Traditional knowledge, indigenous communities and ethical values / Doris Schroeder -- Supplementary feature: Fostering "mindfulness" in traditional knowledge research: The Code of Ethics of the International Society of Ethnobiology / Kelly Bannister, Sarah A. Laird and Maui Solomon -- Making space for grandma: The emancipation of traditional knowledge and the dominance of western-style intellectual property rights regimes / Ikechi Mgbeoji -- Characteristics, current relevance and retention of traditional knowledge in agriculture / R. Rengalakshmi -- Supplementary feature: Traditional land management techniques for climate change mitigation / Oladimeji Idowu Oladele and Ademola K. Braimoh -- Traditional knowledge and health / Gerard Bodeker -- Supplementary Feature: Knowledge and practitioners: Is tehre a promotional bias? / Unnikrishnan Payyappalli -- Traditional knowledge: From environmental management to territorial development / Guillen Calvo Valderrama and Salvatore Arico -- Traditional knowledge and biodiversity: Can the co-evolution of natural and social systems continue? / Suneetha M. Subramanian -- Supplementary feature 1: The complex rite of passage from invisible subjects to "subjects of rights" to attain benefit sharing in the implementation of the CBD: The case of the babassu breaker women in Brazil / Joaquim Shiraishi Neto, Noemi Miyasaka Porro and Jose Antonio Puppim de Oliveira -- Supplementary feature 2: Hoodia and the San / Rachel Wynberg -- Bridging formal and informal governance regimes for effective water management: The role of traditional knowledge / Alphonse Kambu -- Supplementary feature: Cultural rehydration: Toward sustainable water governance alternatives / Ameyali Ramos Castillo -- Integating traditional knowledge in climate change adaptation / Agni Klintuni Boedhihartono -- Traditional knowledge and economic development: The biocultural dimension / Kabir Bavikatte, Harry Jonas and Johanna von Braun -- A practical approach to traditional knowledge and indigenous heritage management: A case study of Moriori heritage management practice / Tom Lanauze, Susan Forbes and Maui Solomon -- Conclusion / Suneetha M. Subramanian and Balakrishna Pisupati
Summary Traditional knowledge (TK) has contributed immensely to shaping development and human well-being. Its influence spans a variety of sectors, including agriculture, health, education and governance. However, in today's world, TK is increasingly underrepresented or under-utilized. Further, while the applicability of TK to human and environmental welfare is well-recognized, collated information on how TK contributes to different sectors is not easily accessible. This book focuses on the relevance of TK to key environment- and development-related sectors, discusses the current debates within each of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Traditional ecological knowledge.
Sustainable development.
Community development.
sustainable development.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Ecology.
Gestion des connaissances.
Population indigène.
Développement des collectivités.
Développement durable.
Community development.
Sustainable development.
Traditional ecological knowledge.
Indigenes Volk
Lokales Wissen
Indigenes Volk.
Lokales Wissen.
Form Electronic book
Author Subramanian, Suneetha M.
Pisupati, Balakrishna.
ISBN 9789280871609