By  Nakarin Srilert, Chompunut Sartphan  and Kanokphan Jongjarb  Indigenous Knowledge and Herbal Medicine, Rights and Prot...
Research Method Group discussion To collect tacit knowledge and skill in growing, processing, processing and using  the me...
Herbal Medicines <ul><li>To be used by the traditional hill tribe healers, both men and women .  </li></ul><ul><li>To be u...
The Research Activities ( 1 ) <ul><li>The research activities start from identifying volunteers, focusing on the children ...
The Research Activities ( 2 ) <ul><li>2. Medicinal clay activity </li></ul><ul><li>The children could make herbal plants a...
The Research Activities ( 3 ) <ul><li>3. Drawing </li></ul><ul><li>  The children can draw some herbal plants and its envi...
The Research Activities ( 4 ) <ul><li>4. Singing and story telling  </li></ul><ul><li>  To help them remember the efficacy...
The picture of activities
Conclusion s <ul><li>The knowledge transfer model proves to be successful.  Various groups were involved in the project ac...
Conclusion s  ( 2 ) <ul><li>The community participants in the project activities could show success of giving community’s ...
Challenges <ul><li>The indigenous cultural values and herbal medicinal knowledge should be strengthened by teaching and ed...
Introduction  ( 1 ) <ul><li>Karen Pow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The hill tribe people live in Kanchanaburi   province. </li></...
Introduction  ( 2 ) <ul><ul><li>Their settlement vas proclaimed not forest right. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The paved roa...
Introduction  ( 3 ) <ul><li>Kaolek village </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is a hill tribe village home to indigenous Karen Pow p...
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    1. 1. By Nakarin Srilert, Chompunut Sartphan and Kanokphan Jongjarb Indigenous Knowledge and Herbal Medicine, Rights and Protection by the local community A Case Study in Karen Pow Hill Tribe Village, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand
    2. 2. Research Method Group discussion To collect tacit knowledge and skill in growing, processing, processing and using the medicinal plants. Thai Herbal Medicine Knowledge Transfer Model Transfer Process Knowledge Dissemination <ul><li>Community leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Herbalists </li></ul><ul><li>Herbal Healers </li></ul><ul><li>Spiritual Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Midwives </li></ul><ul><li>Women’s group </li></ul>Children between 6 -12 years old To promote herbal medicine knowledge within the community. <ul><li>To raise awareness and distribute materials; </li></ul><ul><li>To develop curriculums for informal education centers and local primary school. </li></ul>Recording the Tacit Knowledge Interviews & Questionnaire survey Eco-geographic survey, drawing, songs, plays, clays Local people
    3. 3. Herbal Medicines <ul><li>To be used by the traditional hill tribe healers, both men and women . </li></ul><ul><li>To be used and provide a sustainable source of affordable healthcare and food. </li></ul><ul><li>To be used in the treatment of all kinds of maladies. </li></ul><ul><li>To conserve and protect local tradition. </li></ul><ul><li>To be used for economic purposes : Primary source income. </li></ul>
    4. 4. The Research Activities ( 1 ) <ul><li>The research activities start from identifying volunteers, focusing on the children between 6 to 12 years of age. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> 1. Conducting eco-geographic surveys of herbal plants with the elder using local language. </li></ul>
    5. 5. The Research Activities ( 2 ) <ul><li>2. Medicinal clay activity </li></ul><ul><li>The children could make herbal plants and explain its medicinal property of certain part of herbal plants. </li></ul>
    6. 6. The Research Activities ( 3 ) <ul><li>3. Drawing </li></ul><ul><li> The children can draw some herbal plants and its environment which reflects good environmental awareness. </li></ul>
    7. 7. The Research Activities ( 4 ) <ul><li>4. Singing and story telling </li></ul><ul><li> To help them remember the efficacy of each plant. </li></ul>
    8. 8. The picture of activities
    9. 9. Conclusion s <ul><li>The knowledge transfer model proves to be successful. Various groups were involved in the project activities and subsequently the community applied the knowledge transfer model in the informal education centre. </li></ul><ul><li>The community pays serious attention on environmental conservation. In the end, they established a centre of herbal plant study to teach the herbal plant to the public. </li></ul><ul><li>The knowledge transfer model empower the community to manage their resources and give pride to Karen hill tribes. </li></ul><ul><li>The project activities support community’s role to manage their natural resources and the community pays attention on environmental conservation could encourages community to conserve the natural resources for sustainable development. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Conclusion s ( 2 ) <ul><li>The community participants in the project activities could show success of giving community’s role to manage their natural resources in line with the development of a community plan. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Challenges <ul><li>The indigenous cultural values and herbal medicinal knowledge should be strengthened by teaching and education (both formal and informal) from a young age. </li></ul><ul><li>To protect intellectual property rights by enacting laws to reject any foreign patenting. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Introduction ( 1 ) <ul><li>Karen Pow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The hill tribe people live in Kanchanaburi province. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Their primary career is highland rice growing and find the forest products. </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Introduction ( 2 ) <ul><ul><li>Their settlement vas proclaimed not forest right. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The paved road access to their village. </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Introduction ( 3 ) <ul><li>Kaolek village </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is a hill tribe village home to indigenous Karen Pow people in Kanchanaburi province. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is far 25 km. from urban. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The 200 years old community is located in a biodiversity-rich area. </li></ul></ul>

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