IPR for IK and the survival of IK in the emerging global village.
Muyingi, Hippolyte N.
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This panel discusses the intellectual property rights of indigenous and traditional knowledge (IK) as currently billed by relevant international bodies and organisations. We focus on their relevance to communities in Sub-Saharan Africa as may be seen by researchers in IK as well as the communities under investigation. We highlight a few approaches from experts and indigenous people that should be considered in the bourgeoning of global research and public exposure of IK value