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Cover for The local wisdom of Balinese <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">subaks</i>.

The irrigation of rice terraces on the island of Bali is a classic example of the complexity of indigenous resource management. Small farmer groups comprise local water-user associations called 'subaks', which meet in water temples to manage the irrigation of their terraced paddies. This chapter...

Author(s)
Windia, W.; Sedana, G.; Vet, T. de; Lansing, J. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contingency and adaptation over five decades in nuaulu forest-based plant knowledge.

This chapter examines several ways in which the forest knowledge of the Nuaulu (a people of central Seram in the eastern Indonesian province of the Moluccas) has shifted over the past five decades, while in other ways has remained remarkably stable. This is illustrated with reference to three very...

Author(s)
Ellen, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indigenous agriculture and the politics of knowledge.

This chapter provides a brief background on how political currents have historically been reflected in the development of agricultural technologies, and demonstrates the political aspects of the recognition, valuation and implementation of indigenous knowledge (IK). Case studies from Ecuador,...

Author(s)
Keleman-Saxena, A.; Brock, S.; Cortesi, L.; Hebdon, C.; Johnson, A.; Ludlow, F. M.; Dove, M. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter