General Information and Definition

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This article revealed an introduction to Traditional Knowledge (TK). Differences between Traditional Knowledge and indigenous knowledge are also being highlighted. Despite there are many definitions to describe traditional knowledge from various organizations all over the world, in a plain words it is a knowledge that being practiced by traditional or indigenous people that signified as their traditional lifestyle. From this article, readers will have the opportunity to discover traditional knowledge of multi-ethnic indigenous people from Peninsula Malaysia (West Malaysia) and Sabah and Sarawak from east regions of Malaysia. Lively photos and figures are exclusively presented to add more spice to the elaboration.

These are the sub-topics featured under this article:

a)      Traditional  Knowledge: Definition and Debate

b)      Traditional Knowledge and Indigenous Knowledge

c)      Traditional Knowledge and Scientific Knowledge

d)      Traditional Knowledge and their practices among Sabahan.