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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)

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indigenous knowledge
врожденное знание
conocimiento nativo
معرفة محلية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with connaissances indigènes

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with connaissances indigènes. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Convention sur la diversité biologique
Protocole de Nagoya
Traité international sur les ressources phytogénétiques pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture
Convention de Ramsar
Convention des Nations Unies sur la lutte contre la désertification
Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol
Convention de Nouméa
Convention des Carpates
Accord de l'ASEAN sur les nuages de pollution transfrontières


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