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Indigenous Knowledge and Innovation

Tanja Odijk

Indigenous Knowledge and Innovation

socio-economic and cultural changes in Igombe, a fishing community in Tanzania resulting from the introduction of Nile perch in Lake Victoria

by Tanja Odijk

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Published by Catholic University of Nijmegen in Nijmegen .
Written in English

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Explorations of science, technology, and innovation in Africa not as the product of “technology transfer” from elsewhere but as the working of African knowledge. The open access edition of this book was made possible by generous funding from Knowledge the STI literature, Africa has often been regarded as a recipient of science, technology, and innovation rather than a maker of.

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Daphne Zografos Johnsson is a Consultant, Traditional Knowledge Division, World Intellectual Property Organization. The book is an exploration of the practical problems resulting from Africaís encounter with Euro-colonialism, a reflection of the nexus between indigenous knowledge, culture, and development, and indeed a call for the revival and reinstitution of indigenous knowledge, not as a challenge to Western science, but a complementary form of knowledge.

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The relationship between intellectual property (IP) and the protection of Indigenous knowledge and cultural expressions is complex and challenging.

The following is intended to provide an overview to stimulate and inform broader policy discussions in Canada. The Intellectual Property and the Governance of Traditional Knowledge, Genetic Resources and Traditional Cultural Expressions: Fostering Innovation and Improving Lives project seeks to establish a leading research hub at CIGI offering policy analysis, technical assistance, capacity building and intellectual leadership for the governance of traditional knowledge, genetic resources and.

Documenting Indigenous Knowledge in Science, Technology and Innovation contains several interesting chapters related to natural resources that are found in Malaysia and how these resources are used by indigenous and/or local people for survival.

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She, and Old Ways, New co-editing the book, Decolonising the Digital: Technology as Cultural Practice and co-founded the pioneering international Indigenous Protocols and. Traditional knowledge, indigenous knowledge and local knowledge generally refer to knowledge systems embedded in the cultural traditions of regional, indigenous, or local communities.

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Teffo LJ. The role of governance and democracy in promoting community innovations in the bio-economy. Seleti Y. The role of higher education and research institutions in promoting indigenous knowledge and innovation in the bio-economy in Southern Africa.

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