International Technical Assistance UNDP-GEF Project “Strengthening of human resources, legal frameworks and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol in the Republic of Belarus” (2018-2019) The book is devoted to the plant world knowledge, vision and rituals in the Belarusian village of 19th-21st centuries. History of ethnographic data collection about plants is highlighted, including traditional […]Подробнее
TERMS USED IN THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY, THE NAGOYA PROTOCOL, THE CARTAGENA PROTOCOL & OTHER CONVENTIONS, PROTOCOLS, TREATIES, AGREEMENTS The Dictionary is destined for researchers, postgraduate students, master’s degree students, students of higher educational institutions, specialists of research and environmental institutions, ministries and other stakeholders. The Dictionary is published under the UNDP-GEF Project “Strengthening […]Подробнее
On 25 March 2019, Minsk hosted the Workshop “Man and nature: local knowledge of plants in the traditional culture of Belarusians”
On 25 March 2019, the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus in the framework of the UNDP-GEF International Technical Assistance Project “Strengthening of human resources, legal frameworks and institutional capacities to implement the Nagoya Protocol in the Republic of Belarus” of March 30, 2018 No. 2/1/000874 in collaboration […]Подробнее
The Scientific and Practical Workshop “Preservation of Traditional Knowledge and Practices Associated with Genetic Resources: Strategies, Tactics, Key Actors” was held on February 26, 2019 at the Republican Centre for the State Ecological Expertise and Advanced Training of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection within the framework of the International Technical Assistance Project […]Подробнее
Traditional knowledge is an important element of the intellectual and cultural heritage of
indigenous peoples. It reflects their social and historical identity and significantly contributes
to the future well-being and sustainable development of these peoples.
In 2007, the L’auravetl’an Information & Education Network of Indigenous Peoples
(LIENIP) organized a series of educational conferences, aimed at fostering greater
understanding on the nature and evolution of this phenomenon and encouraging mutuallybeneficial relationships among representatives of indigenous communities, academia,
professional entities and international organizations.