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Vascular Plant Checklist for the Southern Bioregions of the Northern Territory: Nomenclature, Distribution and Conservation Status - 2nd Edition

  • Authors: Albrecht, DE., Duguid, AW., Coulson, H., Harris, MG., Latz, PK.
  • Publisher: Dept. of Natural Resources, Northern Territory Govt
  • Published: 2007

This document contains two listings of vascular plants occurring in the southern part of the Northern Territory (NT); one in ‘family order’ and the other in ‘genus order’. The taxonomic…

Angka Akatyerr-akert: A Desert raisin report

  • Authors: Alyawarr speakers from Ampilatwatja, , Walsh, F., Douglas, J.
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre
  • Published: 2009

Aboriginal Communities and Mixed Agricultural Businesses - Opportunities and future needs

  • Authors: Alexandra, J., Stanley, J.
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published: 2007

Large areas of land in rural and remote Australia are now owned and/or managed by Aboriginal communities. There are many opportunities to develop agricultural enterprises that satisfy these communities’ material,…

Marketing the Australian Native Food Industry

  • Author: Cherikoff, V.
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published: 2000

This report was developed following interviews, consultation and surveys with relevant stakeholders

Australian Native Food Industry Stocktake

  • Author: Clarke, M.
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research Development Corporation in association with ANFIL (Australian Native Food Industry Limited)
  • Published: 2012

The Australian Native Food Industry is maturing away from wild harvest and R&D is playing an increasingly important role in developing viable cultivation and post-harvest management systems. Particularly pleasing is…

Maintain & Strengthen Your Culture - Handbook for Working with Indigenous Ecological Knowledge and Intellectual Property

  • Author: Davis, M.
  • Publisher: Natural Resource Management Board, Northern Territory
  • Published: 2009

This Handbook is a guide for people who are involved in natural resource management (NRM). It will help people work strongly with Indigenous Ecological knowledge (IEK) and Indigenous Cultural and…

Sustainable bush produce systems – Post-harvest storage of Solanum centrale and impact on produce quality

  • Authors: De Sousa-Majer, M., Singh, Z., De Lima, F., Ryder, M.
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre
  • Published: 2009

Solanum centrale is the focal species of the research reported here because it has an existing commercial value and has provided the bulk of commercial bush food produce sourced from…

Towards an international framework for the protection of traditional group knowledge and practice

  • Author: Drahos, P.
  • Publisher: UNCTAD-Commonwealth Secretariat Workshop on Elements of National Sui Generis Systems for the Preservation, Protection and Promotion of Traditional Knowledge, Innovations and Practices and Options for an International Framework
  • Published: 2004

SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS 1. Some states, especially those that are members of the Group of Like-Minded Megadiverse Countries, would like to see more rapid progress on the creation of…

The effect of irrigation and weed competition on yield of a commercial scale Solanum centrale (Bush Tomato) production system: a preliminary investigation

  • Authors: Ellis, G., Oliver, G., Vincent, A., Raghu, S.
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre
  • Published: 2010

Research was undertaken to gain a preliminary understanding of the horticultural potential of Solanum centrale L. (bush tomato) in central Australia to support the unpredictable supply of wild-harvested product. Specifically,…

Plants for people: Laboratory study report

  • Authors: Evans, L., Briscoe, J., Baker, E., Barr, A., Locher, C., Muir, K., Savigni, D., Semple, S., Scott, H., Tsvetnenko, E., Tsvetnenko, Y., Wang, SF.
  • Publisher: Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre
  • Published: 2010

This is an abridged report of the analysis of plants from the three case study sites of the Plants for People project: Titjikala, Ceduna and Leonora.

Food safety standards and labelling for native plant foods

  • Authors: Faragher, J., Parsons, M., Premier, R.
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published: 2008

The report identifies food safety issues that the native plant food industry needs to be aware of

Innovative products from Australian native foods

  • Authors: Forbes-Smith, M., Paton, JE.
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published: 2002

of the native food industry. This report covers the following research findings: • Expanded range

Emerging Animal and Plant Industries—their value to Australia

  • Authors: Foster, M., Jahan, N., Smith, P.
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published: 2005

and specialty food markets. The importance of this report is that it provides basic statistical

Food Safety of Australian Plant Bushfoods

  • Authors: Hegarty, MP., Hegarty, EE., Wills, RBH.
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published: 2001

This report details a project that critically examined existing botanical, chemical and

Guidelines for Indigenous Ecological Knowledge Management (including archiving and repatriation)

  • Author: Holcombe, S.
  • Publisher: Natural Resources Management Board Northern Territory
  • Published: 2009

and work with IEK. The Stages of IEK Management outlined in Part 3 of this report (p16-25) offer a

Indigenous Ecological Knowledge and Natural Resources in the Northern Territory: Report on the Current Status of Indigenous Intellectual Property

  • Author: Janke, T.
  • Publisher: Terri Janke and Company Pty Ltd in collaboration with National Centre for Indigenous Studies, ANU (Sarah Holcombe) and Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning (Michael Davis), UTS
  • Published: 2009

This report examines the current status of intellectual property laws as they relate to natural

Our Culture : Our Future - Report on Australian Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property Rights

  • Author: Janke, T.
  • Publisher: Prepared for Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
  • Published: 1998

This Report is part of a process to develop practical reform proposals for the improved recognition

Developing propagation techniques for Bush Tomato

  • Authors: Johnson, KA., Ahmed, AK.
  • Publisher: Australian Flora Foundation
  • Published: 2005

Solanum centrale JM Black (bush tomato) (Solanaceae) commonly called bush raisin or bush tomato, or known locally as kampurarpa, is a small clonally spreading undershrub with yellow fruit that dry…

Indigenous cultural and intellectual property and customary law

  • Authors: Janke, T., Quiggin, R.
  • Publisher: The Law Reform Commission of Western Australia
  • Published: 2002

Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the original inhabitants of Australia. Indigenous cultural and intellectual property refers to Indigenous Australians’ heritage. It includes items of cultural…

Health Benefits of Australian Native Foods - An evaluation of health-enhancing compounds

  • Authors: Konczak, I., Zabaras, D., Dunstan, M., Aguas, P., Roulfe, P, Pavan, A.
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published: 2009

native fruits, herbs and spices. This report represents the first systematic evaluation of antioxidant

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