Traditional knowledge is defined as Indigenous knowledge and, unless otherwise indicated, refers to the knowledge and practice of indigenous people and local communities embodying traditional lifestyle relevant for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity .
Indigenous knowledge is defined as the local knowledge that is unique to a culture or society. This knowledge is passed from generation to generation, usually by word of mouth and cultural rituals, and has been the basis for agriculture, food preparation, health care, education, conservation and the wide range of other activities that sustain societies in many parts of the world .
Ethnobiology is define as the scientific study of dynamic relationship among peoples of various ethnic groups, biota and environments.
Updated on: 29 September 2014