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Preserving traditional knowledge: Initiatives in India

Chakravarty R...(+1 more)

IFLA Journal, vol. 36 (2010) pp. 294-299

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Abstract

Traditional knowledge is a valuable asset for any country as it plays a vital role in making the nation more progressive and transforming its society. This paper discusses the need for preserving traditional knowledge. The paper describes the role of the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library and its activities in preserving traditional medicinal knowledge in India.

Author-supplied keywords

  • india
  • indigenous knowledge
  • intellectual property
  • library
  • patents
  • traditional knowledge
  • traditional knowledge digital
  • traditional medicinal knowledge

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