Socialising over fruits and vegetables: the biocultural importance of an open-air market in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
- F. Franco, L. Chaw, N. Bakar, Siti Noraqilah Haji Abas
- MedicineJournal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine
- 31 January 2020
Tamu Kianggeh is a meeting ground for ethnic and biological diversities, a property that makes them important centres of biocultural diversity at the local level and strategies developed to counter plant blindness should also consider the potential of open-air markets.
Biomonitoring of Malaysian aquatic environments: A review of status and prospects
Ethnobotany of the Mountain Regions of Southeast Asia
Ethnotaxonomic systems can reflect the vitality status of indigenous languages and traditional knowledge
Biodiversity rich regions of the world are also known to harbour rich ethnic, cultural and linguistic diversities. Traditional Knowledge (TK) of indigenous communities could be one reason behind this…
Biosocial Synchrony on Sumba: Multispecies Relationships and Environmental Variations in Indonesia. By Cynthia T. Fowler. 2016. Lexington Books, Lanham. 137 pp.
- F. Franco
- ArtEthnobiology Letters
- 9 December 2018
Fowler’s Biosocial Synchrony on Sumba is a subtle reminder for ethnobiologists/anthropologists to view indigenous beliefs and knowledge systems from the perspective of the respective communities. Are…
ASSESSING THE GENETIC RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THREE SELECTED SPECIES OF RAUVOLFIA USING ISOENZYME PROFILES AND MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERS
Variation in Isozymic profiles as well as distinguishable morphological characters has been considered to reveal the genetic diversity and relationship existing between three species of Rauvolfia viz.
A comparative account of the traditional healing practices of healers and non-healers in the Kiudang area of Brunei Darussalam.
Assessing the Contribution of Local and Traded Biodiversity in Community Health Care: A case study from Keelakodankulam village, South India.
A majority of the plants used in the community’s medicinal system come from the immediate locality and only a minor part comes from the market, though ones from the Market tend to have high use value indexes.
When the seeds sprout, the hornbills hatch: understanding the traditional ecological knowledge of the Ibans of Brunei Darussalam on hornbills
- F. Franco, Misa Juliana Minggu
- Environmental ScienceJournal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine
- 2 September 2019
There is an urgent need for encouraging transmission of knowledge from the hunters and agriculturists to others through ecotourism and conservation ventures, and the Iban TEK on diet and reproductive behaviour of hornbills complement existing scientific records.
Ready for phase 5 - current status of ethnobiology in Southeast Asia
- S. Hidayati, F. Franco, R. Bussmann
- SociologyJournal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine
- 22 February 2015
This study indicates that ethnobiologists still need to realise the full potential of the Biocultural Diversity of Southeast Asia, and that there is a strong need to focus more on socially relevant research.