Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Development in Africa : Case Study on Central Africa

@inproceedings{Eyong2007IndigenousKA,
  title={Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Development in Africa : Case Study on Central Africa},
  author={Charles Takoyoh Eyong},
  year={2007}
}
  • Charles Takoyoh Eyong
  • Published 2007
In today’s world, knowledge is a factor of production fuelling the knowledge economy characterised by patents, research and development. This presupposes that owners and providers of knowledge be adequately endowed for their treasure. The Central African region represents just one example of how existing property rights regimes have denigrated the value of indigenous wealth, largely due to lack of codification, documentation and adequate legal cover. Western pharmaceutical companies are sucking… CONTINUE READING
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