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LOCAL WISDOM AND BIO-DIVERSITY

Pakpahan, Juniper (2014) LOCAL WISDOM AND BIO-DIVERSITY. Paper at: IFOAM Organic World Congress 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, 13-15 October 2014. [Completed]

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Speaking about farmers local wisdom as food providers, inevitably our minds must be getting ready for the "two-world" of mind that are dealing at the same time, where local wisdom was faced with "formal knowledge" based on science.
Let us thinking to the past, who found the water buffalo used for plowing? Who found of livestock manure can good used for fertilizer? Who found of turmeric as a cure wounds? Who found of bitter melon that consumed by Sunda tribe people in Indonesia now been patented for the immune system of cancer medicine or HIV /AIDS?


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Subjects: Farming Systems
Research affiliation: Indonesia
International Conferences > 2014: 18th IFOAM OWC Practitioners Track
Deposited By: Rahmann, Prof. Dr. Gerold
ID Code:24325
Deposited On:20 May 2015 10:34
Last Modified:20 May 2015 10:34
Document Language:English
Status:Unpublished
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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