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Indigenous technology

Technologies employed by the native inhabitants of a country and which constitute an important part of its cultural heritage and should therefore be protected against exploitation by industrialized countries; the problem of indigenous knowledge has been discussed during the Rio Conference but it does not receive much protection under the Biodiversity Convention. Article 8 mandates that parties “respect, preserve and maintain knowledge, innovations and practices of indigenous and local communities embodying traditional life styles… and promote their wider application with the approval and involvement of holders of such knowledge, innovations and practices and encourage the equitable sharing of benefits arising from them”. (Source: RRDA / WRES)

Indigenous Wooden Bridge Constructed Above Guttu River in Surkhet District. It resemblances with Double Cantilever Bridge discovered by Modern Civil Engineering. See some of its pics..



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