Journal of Traditional and Folk Practices - July 2016 Issue
This is the second issue of the Journal of Traditional and Folk Practices (JTFP) jointly published by Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI) and Patent Information Centre (PIC) functioning under the Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE).
Twenty five articles have been incorporated in this issue covering different aspects of traditional and folk practices including intellectual property rights related to issues of traditional knowledge associated with biodiversity including medicinal and aromatic plants, ethnobotanical and ethnozoological observations of tribal communities, ethnoveterinary medicine, traditional wisdom of water harvesting, traditional knowledge docketing system, ethnomedicine, traditional practice of Paan Jhum cultivation, critical appraisal on implementing Access and Benefit Sharing guidelines and preclinical studies of medicinal plants.
This journal is exclusively committed to traditional and folk practices providing an adequate space for researchers, academicians and others engaged in various research activities related to traditional knowledge systems including intellectual property rights. JTFP will be issued biannually and will publish peer reviewed research papers and review articles including case studies.