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Can traditional knowledge contribute to agriculture?

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD), Washington, D.C.; Rome, Italy; Nairobi, Kenya; and Paris, France.
Format:
Report
Publication Date:
2008-04
URL:
http://www.agassessment.org
Published:
International
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 166
Subject Term:
agricultural development, development, farmers, food, indigenous knowledge, information sources, participation, roles, rural development, small farmers, sustainability, traditional knowledge, Innovation, local
Notes:
1 page., Suggests the answer, "Yes." Executive summary of a set of reports agreed to at an Intergovernmental Plenary Session in Johannesburg, South Africa, in April, 2008. This was a small part of a study during the past three years by UN organizations, the World Bank and many governments involving 400 experts.