Authors: N.G. Satish
Addresses: Faculty & Associate Librarian, Administrative Staff College of India, Bellavista, Hyderabad 500082, India
Abstract: Knowledge in wealth creation has passed through two earlier stages and is now emerging into the third where knowledge is being applied to knowledge itself. Against this background this paper examines the potential of traditional knowledge in the development of scientifically acceptable products and processes. It analyses the patenting behaviour of neem tree products worldwide and the strategies adopted to preserve community rights for traditional knowledge through a non-patent database.
Keywords: traditional knowledge; neem; knowledge management.
International Journal of Information Technology and Management, 2003 Vol.2 No.3, pp.184 - 196
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