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Notes on traditional knowledge, modern knowledge and rural development

Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Swift, Jeremy (main author)
Journal article
Publication Date:
UK: Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 44
Subject Term:
development, development issues, indigenous knowledge, knowledge, knowledge gap, participation, rural development, ruled development
traditional knowledge, Evans, cited reference, The body of knowledge, scientific needs used by rule people is well developed, and can make an important contribution to development, but there's a conflict between it and modern knowledge. Modern knowledge is and instrument of power belonging to the technician. By emphasizing the government agents knowledge, development projects devalue traditional rule People's knowledge and the knife and creativity. We need new institutional ways of release in the creative abilities of roll people. In order to achieve a synthesis of traditional and modern knowledge.