Indigenous Knowledge Databases: Is It Something To Be Concerned About?28/06/2018 by Adithi Koushik for Intellectual Property Watch 2 CommentsAlmost all information today ends up in a database. It is organised and made readily accessible. While it sounds positive, for indigenous communities, it can be crucial. Databases of their knowledge, culture, and genetic resources, if misused, can undermine generations of community effort and maybe even their sustainability. A panel of indigenous peoples’ representatives presented their concerns about databases this week to governments attending a World Intellectual Property Organization meeting on genetic resources.