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Indigenous science and technology for sustainable development

Indigenous science and technology for sustainable development

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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnoscience -- India.,
  • Appropriate technology -- India.,
  • Sustainable development -- India.,
  • India -- Scheduled tribes.

  • About the Edition

    Contributed papers presented at a national workshop organized by Dept. of Anthropology, Andhra University during 15-17, December 2003.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesIndigenous science & technology for sustainable development
    Statementedited by V. Subramanyam.
    ContributionsSubramanyam, V., 1950-, Andhra University. Dept. of Anthropology., Anthropological Survey of India.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN635.I4 I554 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 357 p. ;
    Number of Pages357
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21420698M
    ISBN 108131601315
    LC Control Number2008307022
    OCLC/WorldCa212627401

    The theme of this series has been very carefully chosen: globalization, technology and sustainable development (SD) and the challenges and opportunities this represents for the future generations. Th e series is intended to explore global viewpoints on different issues relating to globalisation, technology and SD and why they are important, and to provoke forward thinking on the development of. Traditional knowledge and practices can make a significant contribution to sustainable development. Most indigenous peoples and traditional communities are situated in areas where the vast majority of the world's biological and cultural diversities are found.

    The Arctic is undergoing rapid and dramatic environmental and social transformations due to climate change. This has ramifications for the entire planet, as change spreads through interconnected global networks that are environmental, cultural, economic and political. Today, with the major thrust of. To be sustainable, nature and its endowment need to be linked to human behavior, similar to the practices of indigenous peoples. The River of Life compares the general differences between Native Americans’ and the Western world’s view of resources and provides the nuts and bolts of a sustainability portfolio designed by indigenous peoples/5(2).

    Indigenous Knowledge in Development Muhammad Taher Perspectives on Indigenous Technological Knowledge Muhammad Taher1 Introduction The aim of this paper is to make a case for a stronger role for Indigenous Technological Knowledge (ITK) in any future science and technology agenda. Indigenous Science or Health The two-year Associate of Indigenous Science degree program in Environmental or Health Science provides students with a strong foundational coursework through a combination of classroom instruction, laboratory and field experiences.


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