traditional knowledge


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Noun1.traditional knowledge - knowledge gained through tradition or anecdotetraditional knowledge - knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote; "early peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend"
cognitive content, mental object, content - the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
old wives' tale - a bit of lore passed on by word of mouth
folklore - the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
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Molly, unable to imagine any cause for tears in church except faintness, of which she had a vague traditional knowledge, drew out of her pocket a queer little flat blue smelling-bottle, and after much labour in pulling the cork out, thrust the narrow neck against Hetty's nostrils.
The Mtis Lands and Waters Guardians Program, which will bring scientific and traditional knowledge together for environmental protection in Ontario.
The document is aimed at development and strengthening of cooperation in protection of intellectual property rights and traditional knowledge.
The team is also expected to share some of its traditional knowledge and techniques with members of the community.
New York City : Traditional knowledge must be protected, preserved and encouraged, a number of expert speakers stated at the 18th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
DENR-6 Regional Director Jim Sampulna earlier explained to Manila Bulletin that the book supplements DENR's mandate for protection and conservation in Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, and Iloilo provinces by giving due credit to traditional knowledge.
'The adaptive and survival instincts of the ancestors of Panay and Guimaras have honed their traditional knowledge systems and have become their effective mechanisms to protect the environment,' he said in his speech.
Preceding the interaction, the Dalai Lama spoke extensively on India's ability to merge its rich traditional knowledge with modern facets of education.
He said a series of Muzakra sessions by Lok Virsa was useful for academics, researcher and professionals connected with both intellectual property right groups and traditional knowledge bases such as agriculture.
The agreement outlines environmental protection, traditional knowledge, modern technologies, employment, contracting, training as well as skills-development initiatives.
The world is increasingly becoming conscious of the need to protect intellectual property (IP) to encourage innovations and inventions, but more needs to be done to safeguard indigenous or traditional knowledge, according to the chief of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).
Drawing on three case studies, this Essay contends that the proper role of law in managing uses of traditional knowledge is highly contextual.

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