Traditional knowledge ? who should provide prior informed consent ?
Lim Hin Fui (),
Intan Nurulhani Baharuddin,
Nik Musaadah Mustapha,
Tan Ai Lee and
Nurul Husna Zaidi
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Lim Hin Fui: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Norini Haron: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Norshakila Yusof: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Intan Nurulhani Baharuddin: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Nik Musaadah Mustapha: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Tan Ai Lee: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
Nurul Husna Zaidi: Forest Research Institute Malaysia
EAS Strategic Options, 2013, vol. 2013, issue 16, 14-15
Tapping and documenting the traditional knowledge of indigenous people and local communities is a topic that has received increasing worldwide concern. Very often, researchers, agencies and companies gather information on forest-related knowledge without the consent of its holders. Although these knowledge holders are mostly willing to share, they will be losing out when products are commercialised without their knowledge.
Keywords: Malaysia; forest products; non timber; market; trade; consumption; prior consent (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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