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People and Plants Online - Current Newsletter
... in the processing of medicinal plants in the country, and the need to conserve the traditional knowledge of the Amchis. The important role that local communities play in medicinal plant conservation was ... is expanding at a spectacular rate, making it still more important to preserve the existing traditional medical system. New Video TREE SKIN: methods for studying people's use of bark (26 ...
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People and Plants Online - Current Newsletter
... . Our symposium, entitled "Sustained use and conservation of wild plants: building on traditional knowledge at the local people and protected area interface", co-organized by Tony Cunningham ... (Oplopanax horridus) commercial harvest. Both papers represented a creative blend of traditional ecological knowledge and quantitative population ecology. Similarly, Gary Nabhan, Laurie Monti and Lisa Classen ...
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People and Plants Online - Current Newsletter
... Hidden Harvest: valuation methods for woodland and forest resources Laird (ed.): Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge: equitable partnerships in practice NB The appendix material from this book is available ... true sharing of knowledge, aimed at assisting development in a district burdened by economic problems, but one which has an abundance of natural riches and traditional expertise. Copies were ...
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People and Plants Online - Current Newsletter
... woodland and forest resources (publication estimated December 2001) Laird (ed.): Biodiversity and Traditional Knowledge: equitable partnerships in practice (publication estimated early 2002) Shanley et al. (ed.): ... for posterity. The programme is a bridge between modern science and indigenous knowledge, and fosters the development of ethnobotany as a multidiscipline (with botanical, chemical, ...
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People and Plants Online - Feedback
... 12-year People and Plants Initiative. It brings together local and international experts to combine traditional knowledge and biological sciences in the most advanced and integrated development, conservation, and education projects. PPI ...
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Ethno
... continued access to forest resources, paths and culturally important sites. Jakob is passing his knowledge on to his many sons. One, Caleb Bandusya, is a star gorilla tracker ... graduate student funded through the People and Plants Initiative, to explore links between Batwa traditional knowledge of stingless (Meliponine) bees, pollination ecology and resource use. Contact: Simon Jennings, Institute ...
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NGOs
... to develop understanding of the human ecology of rainforest peoples and their indigenous knowledge by improving research and development capacities. The project seeks to improve the ... populations compatible with the maintenance of biodiversity or are they ecologically destructive? Can traditional knowledge and techniques contribute to the elaboration of new and more efficient forest management ...
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Multimedia
... , B. 1992. Ethnobiological Classification: Principles of Categorization of Plants and Animals in Traditional Societies. Princeton, Princeton University Press. Brent Berlin examines the regularities in the ... y Botánicos (CEFYBO) has been conducting ethnobotanical work since 1975, focusing on traditional knowledge of medicinal and food plants. Researchers have been working mainly with indigenous ...
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People and Plants Online
... management and conservation" The new PPI network brings together local and international experts to combine traditional knowledge and biological sciences in the most advanced and integrated development, conservation, and education projects. By ...
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who we are
... , housing, textiles, medicines, and income from their processing and sale. Around the world, traditional systems of managing these resources are put under great stress by forces ... resource stewardship. The PPI network brings together local and international experts to combine traditional knowledge and biological sciences in the most advanced and integrated development, conservation, and education ...
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