Community-based enterprises are the result of a process in which the community acts entrepreneurially to create and operate a new enterprise embedded in its existing social structure and network. This book argues that community-based enterprise could represent a strategy for fostering sustainable local development while at the same time maintaining traditional knowledge in ethnomedicine and conserving the local ecosystems.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction.- 1. The Entrepreneurship and the Role of Local Communities.- 2. Traditional Ethnobiological Knowledge and Bioprospecting.- 3. The Gram Mooligai Limited Company (GMCL) – An Alternative Bioprospecting and Development Model: Constitution, Structure and Its Functioning.- 4. Ethnomedicine, Capacity Development and Innovation System Through GMCL.- 5. GMCL, The Supply Chain and The Final Market.- The Impact of GMCL On Indigenous Communities.- The Impact of GMCL On Indigenous Communities.- Conclusion.- Index.