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Food for thought ancient visions and new experiments of rural people

Author: Bertus Haverkort; Wim Hiemstra
Publisher: Leusden ETC/COMPAS 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discussing the knowledge systems of rural people, this book goes beyond the technical knowledge embodied in traditional farming, land use and health practices to explore underlying ancient world  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertus Haverkort; Wim Hiemstra
ISBN: 8187380063 9788187380061 1856497224 9781856497220 1856497232 9781856497237
OCLC Number: 901402365
Description: 237 p.
Contents: Contents1. Supporting endogenous development.2. Cosmovisions in health and agriculture in India - Prabha Mahale and Hay Soree3. Revitalising local health traditions - Darshan Shankar4. Ayurveda, cosmovision and traditional agriculture - K M Shyam Sundar and A V Balasubramanian5. Krishi Prayoga Pariwara: A group of experimenting farmers - U. Shenoy, P. Rao, V K Arunakumara and A S Ananda6. The synergy of culture and spirituality enhances biodiversity - V Ramprasad, K Prasad and G Gopinath7. Tribal agro-ecology and cosmovision - K J N Gowtham Shankar8. Comparing cosmovisions in Nepal - Maheswar Ghimire9. Activating all powers in Sri Lanka agriculture - G K Upawansa and R. Wagachchi10. Atoni cosmovisions in agriculture in Timor - Johan Kieft and Marthen Duan11. Traditional African worldviews from a cosmovision perspective - David Millar12. When the spirits speak - David Millar13. Culture and cosmovision in traditional institutions in Zimbabwe - Cosmas Gonese14.People's spirit of resistance in Latin America - Gerrit Huizer15. Andean cosmovision and self-sustained development - S. Rist, J San Martin and N. Tapia16. Sharing the fruits of Pachamama - G M Zambrano, J Lindo Revilla and R Santana Paucar17. Biodynamic agriculture and spirituality - W.Beekman and J de Jonge18. Towards a methodology for supporting endogenous development
Responsibility: Bertus Haverkort [edit.]; Wim Hiemstra [edit.].

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