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JTFP has been approved by UGC

The “Journal of Traditional and Folk Practices” has been enlisted in the approved list of UGC. Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI) and Patent Information Centre (PIC), functioning under Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), Govt. of Kerala are jointly publishing the JOURNAL OF TRADITIONAL AND FOLK PRACTICES (JTFP) since 2013 (published biannually – ISSN 2278-5906).

 

 

JTFP is publishing peer reviewed original research and review articles in the area of Traditional Knowledge (TK) related to health care, food and medicine, research/review papers/case studies based on Classical (AYUSH) and Oral Health Traditions, Ethnomedicine, healing art of tribal communities, traditional food recipes (seasonal, geographical, cultural, etc.), Ethnobiology, Ethnobotany, Ethnozoology, Ethnopharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Ethnoveterinary medicine, Phytochemical studies based on TK, drugs and nutraceuticals development based on TK, protection of TK, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), and Vrikshayurveda (ancient science of plant life and plant care).

JTFP’s one of the missions is to promote protection of TK, exchange of knowledge and information by signing Prior Informed Consent, Access and Benefit Sharing among the knowledge holders/providers, researchers and industries.

The “Journal of Traditional and Folk Practices” has been enlisted in the approved list of UGC and published in the website. (http://www.ugc.ac.in/journallist/journal_list.aspx ; Journal number - 64062).

 

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