CMPA Technical Report Series No. 08. Representing Knowledge: Local Ecological Knowledge and Natural Resource Governance in India – A Summary Report

The study is a review of the literature on local ecological knowledge in India. Its objective is to enhance the understanding of the place of local ecological knowledge in environmental governance in India, with a special focus on coastal and marine systems. This review is structured within four broad sections, of which the first two focus on the Indian context in general, whereas the last two are dedicated to coastal and marine systems in the country.