Working with Traditional Knowledge: Information for Botanical Fieldwork

Maurice Tse-Laurence, Giulia Sajeva, China Williams

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


Botanical research can often involve access to traditional knowledge, as well as to botanical material held or managed by Indigenous and Local Communities (ILCs). There is a large and growing body of local, national and international laws, declarations and codes of conduct to guide best practice in this area. Researchers and students must be aware of this changing framework before collecting material and information in areas inhabited by ILCs.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • traditional knowledge
  • botanical research
  • indigenous and local communities


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