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.
might argue that if traditional knowledge is about power and inequality,
He also has expressed hope that the WIPO supported twin national and cross-regional workshops on this theme to be held in Colombo in April 2017 will lead to legislation that will protect and give value to the intellectual property rights associated with Traditional Knowledge (TK), and Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCEs) unique to Sri Lanka.
Methods: In 2015, a research project was initiated to examine the interface between traditional knowledge and scientific research for naturopathic doctors.
The link between knowledge and economy in a world that has exploited all its other resources exposes all potential knowledge, including indigenous knowledge, matauranga, traditional knowledge, local knowledge, as one big, unmapped, and undiscovered resource that can be exploited for economic returns (Shiva, 1999).
That is why we need traditional knowledge to become part of basic learning, Luistro said.
The countless numbers of Elders and traditional knowledge holders who have sacrificed so much over so many years to keep this body of knowledge alive, which I now have the privilege of sharing with others.
16 applications were filed for commercial names, 1 - for selection achievements, 20 for innovation proposals, and 2 more - for traditional knowledge," Nazarbekov added.
Thiruvananthapuram: Claimed to be the first of its kind initiative in the country, a marine biodiversity map of Kerala's coastline is being prepared by the State Biodiversity Board to create a databank of marine ecosystems and traditional knowledge of the fisher folk community.
The study used an innovative, holistic conceptual framework that places a heavy emphasis on lived northern experience, traditional knowledge and Indigenous creative control as key aspects of future programs and policies.

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