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Organizations relating to Folk Traditions

EUROPEADE - International Association for European Folk Cultures / Sint-Pauwels, Belgium / Est. 1964
Nordisk förening för folkdansforskning / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 1977
Société internationale d'ethnologie et de folklore / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1928
UNESCO Office for the Pacific States / Apia, Samoa / Est. 1984
Alps-Adriatic-Alliance / Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria / Est. 1978
International Association for Walser / Termen, Switzerland
International Reynard Society / Zurich, Switzerland / Est. 1975
UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1961
Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition / Portland OR, USA / Est. 1971
International Institute of Peace Studies and Global Philosophy / Bétête, France / Est. 1990
International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments / Eugene OR, USA / Est. 1988
Agudath Israel World Organization / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1912
Traditional Anglican Church / Victoria BC, Canada / Est. 1990
Europäische Märchengesellschaft / Rheine, Germany / Est. 1956
World Free Press Institute / San Ramon CA, USA / Est. 1997
European Folklore Institute / Budapest, Hungary / Est. 1995
KAIROS Foundation / Totnes, UK
European Foundation of Traditional Chinese Medicine / Amposta, Spain
Memoria Popular Latinoamericana / Havana, Cuba / Est. 1991
Folklore Canada International / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1986
Fondation Léopold Sédar Senghor / Est. 1974
Institute for the Preservation of Medical Traditions / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2007
Association nationale cultures du monde / Gannat, France / Est. 1980
International Society for the Classical Tradition / Est. 1991
New Kadampa Tradition - International Kadampa Buddhist Union / Ulverston, UK
Traditional Chinese Medicine World Foundation / New York NY, USA / Est. 1992
Slovak Heritage and Folklore Society International / Rochester NY, USA / Est. 1986
International Order of EARS / Louisville KY, USA / Est. 1983
Swakopmund Protocol on the protection of traditional knowledge and expressions of folklore / Est. 2010
Inter-Celtic Society / Est. 1978
Centre for Revival of African Traditions and Cultural Heritage
Centro Interamericano de Etnomusicologia y Folklore / Caracas, Venezuela / Est. 1973
Ordre des Chevaliers du Temple, du Christ et de Notre-Dame
Institut för Europaeisk Folkelivsforskning, København / Copenhagen, Denmark
Assembly of the World's Religions / New York NY, USA
Caribbean Memory Bank / Est. 1984
Centro de las Culturas Populares and Tradicionales / Est. 1987
Folklore de las Américas / Est. 1940
ESF Network on the Classical Tradition in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance / Est. 1991
Talk 2000 Forum / Colorado Springs CO, USA / Est. 1991
Westerners International / Oklahoma City OK, USA / Est. 1944
Central American Institute of Prehistoric and Traditional Cultures at Belize / Palm Desert CA, USA / Est. 1991
Institute for International Folklore
Bulgarian-Latin American Association / Sofia, Bulgaria
Organisation mondiale des Etats à tradition francophone
International Religious Foundation / New York NY, USA / Est. 1983
Arab Association for Folklore
Organization of Traditional Religions of Africa
Baltic Institute of Folklore / Tartu, Estonia / Est. 1995
International Order of Runeberg / Tacoma WA, USA / Est. 1920

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World Problems relating to Folk Traditions

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Stagnated development of agricultural production
Undue political pressure
Loss of traditional forms of social security
Local traditions of cultural isolation
Defective land use planning
Insecure land tenure
Maldistribution of land through customary tenure systems
Elimination of traditional skills
Theft of tradition knowledge for commercial gain
Abuse of traditional cultural expressions of peoples
Abusive exploitation of cultural heritage
Degradation of cultivated land systems
Unproductive subsistence agriculture
Family breakdown
Male domination
Commercialization of art

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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