Indigenous Knowledge, Natural Resource Management and Development (The Knoda Reddi Experience)

By: Kamal K. Misra

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The present volume documents the rich indigenous knowledge local practices of natural resource management and common property resources and relates them to the process of development among the Konda Reddi of Andhra Pradesh India. The Konda Reddi is one of the Primitive Tribal Groups (PTGs) inhabiting the North Eastern Ghat region of Andhra Pradesh for centuries and primarily subsisting on Swidden agriculture. Even now the Konda Reddi habitat is in the midst of thick forests and on steep mountains ensuring their close proximity with nature. The Konda Reddi nature interaction is reflected in their rich heritage of indigenous knowledge that has been transmitted orally from generation to generation. The volume documents the Reddi knowledge of forest and forest produce wildlife agriculture animal husbandry and ethno veterinary practices ethno medicine insects and flies food and food reserves etc. in their present form. The volume also throws light on the natural resource management and common property resources of the Konda Reddi. An attempt has also been made in this volume to relate indigenous knowledge with resource management and development among them. The volume shall be of special interest to scholars in the fields of anthropology ethno biology environmental science and also to the NGOs and development administrators working among the tribes. Printed Pages: 320 with 33 col. .

Title: Indigenous Knowledge, Natural Resource Management and Development (The Knoda Reddi Experience)

Author Name: Kamal K. Misra

Categories: India, Literature, Management,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Delhi, India, Pratibha Prakashan: 2005

ISBN: 8177021117

ISBN 13: 9788177021110

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 101356

Keywords: Indigenous Knowledge, Natural Resource Management and Development (The Knoda Reddi Experience) Kamal K. Misra