:: Volume 2, Issue 4 (5-2014) ::
scds 2014, 2(4): 9-26 Back to browse issues page
Indigenous Knowledge: A Step Toward Localization Rural Development and Empowerment of Villagers
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Rural development should be compatible with environmental conditions, social and cultural aspects of a society. Rural development is a step towards self-sufficiency to improve the rural community. Therefore it is necessary to pay attention to the domestic context. This paper is a fundamental study and library in order to introduce indigenous knowledge into a relevant context for rural development and localization and in this regard to consider indigenous knowledge and its characteristics such as holistic, cumulative, dynamic and intertwined with the culture of a nation and its practical application. Not only rural development adapt with local conditions, but also a community can achieve inner development. Villagers in the shadows of offering their knowledge and experiences can benefit from the comprehensive development. Besides it leading to empowerment of rural people rather than mere reliance on, they feel safe, effective, to be effective, worthwhile and having a choice is created.


Keywords: Indigenous Knowledge, Localization, Rural Development, Rural Comprehensive Development, Empowerment.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2013/09/24 | Accepted: 2014/02/6 | Published: 2014/05/20

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