Local knowledge that is unique to a given culture or society, which is the basis for local-level decision making in agriculture, health care, education and other matters of concern in rural communities. (Source:GEMET/ WIK)
Broader: indigenous peoples
Narrower: traditional medicine
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with indigenous knowledge
You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with indigenous knowledge. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
|Convention on Biological Diversity||2 articles and paragraphs|
|Nagoya Protocol||10 articles and paragraphs|
|International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture||1 article or paragraph|
|Ramsar Convention||2 decisions25 documents|
|United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification||4 articles and paragraphs|
|Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol||1 article or paragraph|
|Noumea Convention||1 article or paragraph|
|Carpathian Convention||1 decision|
|ASEAN Agreement on Transboundary Haze Pollution||1 article or paragraph|