Traditional Knowledge

Traditional knowledge, indigenous knowledge and local knowledge generally refer to knowledge systems embedded in the cultural traditions of regional, indigenous, or local communities. Traditional knowledge includes types of knowledge about traditional technologies of subsistence (e.g. tools and techniques for hunting or agriculture), midwifery, ethnobotany and ecological knowledge, traditional medicine, celestial navigation, craft skills, ethnoastronomy, climate, and others. These kinds of knowledge, crucial for subsistence and survival, are generally based on accumulations of empirical observation and on interaction with the environment. In many cases, traditional knowledge has been passed for generations from person to person, as an oral tradition. Some forms …



LSE: London School of Economics and Political Science · 11 June 2024 English

In Science v. Story: Narrative Strategies for Science Communicators, Emma Frances Bloomfield parses the complexities of conveying scientific knowledge amid rampant misinformation and eroding public trust. Acknowledging the dual power …

UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme · 5 June 2024 English

peoples and cultures around the world, sacred. So, land restoration must account for the traditional knowledge and belief systems of indigenous peoples. Three, reform food systems. Around 90 per cent of

land restoration must account for the traditional knowledge and belief systems of indigenous peoples

EPRS: European Parliamentary Research Service · 4 June 2024 English

The EU has played an important role at international level in seeking solutions to biodiversity loss, deforestation and climate change. The 1992 UN Conference on the Environment and Development adopted …

this regulation, genetic resources and traditional knowledge associated with such resources can only

World Bank Group · 1 June 2024 English

In order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, offshore wind will need to make an increasing contribution to the global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in line …

consideration of indigenous, local, and traditional knowledge. In areas where Indigenous Peoples are

AU: African Union · 30 May 2024 English

and multi-scale, participatory approaches and leadership; the integration of science and traditional knowledge to inform decision making; the uptake of monitoring, reflection, learning and adaptive management

researchers, citizen scientists and indigenous/ traditional knowledge; • Include monitoring, reflection, learning leadership; the integration of science and traditional knowledge to inform decision making; the uptake of

RFUK: Rainforest Foundation UK · 24 May 2024 English

NMAs funds as well as commitments made in the are also described by a set of aims agreed 2021 UNFCCC Conference of the Parties in COP26 (Glasgow, 2021).2 The newer …

rights and supporting Indigenous including traditional knowledge associated knowledge-based adaptation are

The South Centre · 22 May 2024 Spanish

The Supreme Court found that in the absence in the Bill of mitigatory measures -as allowed by the TRIPS Agreement- and of a working definition of the term “microorganism”, there …

Property, Protection of Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge in WIPO? (Policy Brief 113, 11 October 2022) of genetic resources (GRs), associated traditional knowledge (TK) and traditional cultural expressions Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC), held on 12–16 September Patent rights and misappropriation of traditional knowledge: the case of the Amazonian Mirantã (SouthViews patent system in the case of associated traditional knowledge to Mirantã, a plant (genetic resource –

EU: European Union · 21 May 2024 English

The impact of climate change is most acute at Earth’s polar regions. The Arctic and Antarctica are warming rapidly, with dramatic consequences for not only the local environment, but the …

Indigenous communities in Greenland and their traditional knowledge systems face significant challenges due

Nordic Co-operation | Nordic Council & Nordic Council of Ministers · 21 May 2024 English

The global biodiversity crisis must be solved locally. Many good initiatives are already being taken today, but we must do more. The Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) sets out an …

information on genetic resources, and of traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources, as applicable substantially increased by 2050, while ensuring traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources is appropriately information on genetic resources, as well as traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources, and facilitating knowledge management and, also in this context, traditional knowledge, innovations, practices and technologies over lands, territories, resources, and traditional knowledge, as well as by women and girls, children

Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy · 20 May 2024 English

In recent years, alongside the exponential increase in data collection and the efforts to develop increasingly powerful machine learning models, there have been notable efforts calling attention to the need …

Aether Data Documentation Template [36], Traditional Knowledge Labels [37], Nutrition- al Labels for Data Aether Data Documentation Template [36], Traditional Knowledge Labels [37], Nutritional Labels for Data org/labels/traditional-knowledge-labels/ digital return and the possibilities for Traditional Knowledge licenses and labels. Museum Anthropology

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