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Safeguarding India’s ancient wisdom

09 December 2012

India has a wealth of traditional knowledge and resources. How shall we protect them from infringement and theft? The Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) been able to check the piracy of ancient wisdom related to medicinal plants cost-effectively. Other developing countries whose traditional knowledge (TK) is being plundered want to replicate the idea.

TKDL, a collaborative project of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and the Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy, is situated in Ghaziabad, U.P….

Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/open-page/safeguarding-indias-ancient-wisdom/article4179011.ece

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Written by csirindia

December 9, 2012 at 8:11 pm

Posted in CSIR

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