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Folk Traditions

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Organizations relating to Folk Traditions

Youth Association for a Traditional Europe / Est. 1980
Women's Association for Natural Medicine Therapy / Est. 1995
Union européenne des méthodes traditionnelles vietnamiennes - Qwan Ki Do-Quan Khi Dao, Tam The, Co Vo Dao et disciplines affinitaires / Est. 1995
Association internationale des musiques traditionnelles / Est. 1994
Inter-American Music Council / Est. 1956
International Organization of Folk Art / Est. 1979
World Free Press Institute / Est. 1997
Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition / Est. 1971
International Centre for the Promotion of Crafts / Est. 1995
Inter-American Institute of Ethnomusicology and Folklore / Est. 1970
Medical Association for Chinese Medicine in Europe / Est. 1983
World Malayalee Council / Est. 1995
International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism / Est. 2001
Sounds of Lusofonia Association / Est. 1996
Centre international - Livre et la tradition
Inter-Celtic Society / Est. 1978
Traditional Healers Organization for Africa
Nordic Centre of Traditional Crafts / Est. 1987
African Confederation of Traditional Wrestling Sports / Est. 2006
Nordic Folk High-School, Kungälv / Est. 1946
International Institute of Peace Studies and Global Philosophy / Est. 1990
School of the Americas / Est. 1964
Subcentro Regional de Artesanias y Artes Populares / Est. 1976
International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine / Est. 1977
Agency for European Folk-Highschool Work / Est. 1953

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World Problems relating to Folk Traditions

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Erosion of collective memory in traditional cultures
Male domination
Lack of appreciation of cultural differences
Elimination of traditional skills
Unproductive subsistence agriculture
Loss of faith in religion
Abandonment of sustainable traditions
Experimental religion
Ineffectiveness of tradition-bound small business methods
Family breakdown
Outdated religious forms
Abuse of traditional cultural expressions of peoples
Adverse effects of high-yield grain in traditional agricultural settings
Maldistribution of land through customary tenure systems
Unjust customary sexual rights
Stagnated development of agricultural production
Contempt for traditional atttitudes to nature
Restrictive patterns of tradition-bound lifestyle
Degradation of cultivated land systems
Unexplored energy alternatives
Abusive exploitation of cultural heritage
Laissez-faire response pattern
Sacrifice of present generations for the future
Inferior status employment
Lack of integration of traditional and allopathic medicine

Action Strategies relating to Folk Traditions

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Incorporating sustainable indigenous management systems for land resources
Keeping alive jewish traditions
Adapting significance of cultural tradition
Preserving traditional rights to natural resources
Applying culture-based knowledge systems
Using agroecology
Conserving vulnerable vegetable germplasm
Destroying rural subsistence economy
Providing alternative to traditional agricultural methodology
Using ethnobotany
Focusing on traditional technologies
Integrating traditional and new technologies
Supporting research on traditional and sustainable production methods
Integrating indigenous knowledge on natural resources
Protecting traditional knowledge
Providing alternative to traditional toilet habits
Upholding traditions
Transforming traditional cultural patterns
Linking established science with indigenous knowledge
Recording cultural information
Providing alternative to traditional community patterns
Respecting sacred traditions
Using patriarchal system
Restricting through patterns of tradition-bound lifestyle
Preserving traditional lifestyle

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