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Indigenous knowledge and technology diffusion

Indigenous knowledge and technology diffusion

a case of agro-mechanical technology in Gujarat, India

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Published by Gota in Ahmedabad .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Gujarat.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Technology transfer -- India -- Gujarat.,
    • Ethnoscience.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRakesh Basant.
      SeriesWorking paper series / Gujarat Institute of Area Planning ;, working paper no. 16, Working paper series (Gujarat Institute of Area Planning) ;, working paper no. 16.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 89/60128 (S)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination31 p.
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1835255M
      LC Control Number89910865

        Conclusion Indigenous knowledge is a critical factor for sustainable development Empowerment of local communities is a prerequisite for the integration of IK in the development process. The integration of appropriate IK systems into development programs has already contributed to efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainable development impact. IK. 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.

      Information Technology and Indigenous People provides theoretical and empirical information related to the planning and execution of IT projects aimed at serving indigenous people. It explores many cultural concerns with IT implementation, including language issues and questions of cultural appropriateness, and brings together cutting-edge research from both indigenous and non-indigenous by:   DOI link for What is Indigenous Knowledge? What is Indigenous Knowledge? book. Voices from the Academy. By Ladislaus M. Semali, Joe L. Kincheloe, Ladislaus M. Semali. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 11 September Cited by:

      View Indigenous Knowledge Research Papers on for free. indigenous knowledge, its integration with scientific knowledge, and its relationship to social-ecological system resilience: € 1. What themes, questions, or problems are encountered for integration of indigenous knowledge and science?€ 2. What is the relationship between knowledge integration and social-ecological system resilience?€ 3.


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