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Ethnoveterinary Medicine in Kenya

Ethnoveterinary Medicine in Kenya

A field manual of traditional animal health care practices

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Published by International Institute for Rural Reconstruction .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9202089M
ISBN 109966960627
ISBN 109789966960627
OCLC/WorldCa39546444

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. "In a broad perspective, this study aimed at documenting ethnoveterinary knowledge and practices among the Kazo pastoral community of Uganda. More specifically, it focused on collecting and identifying the medicinal plant voucher specimens used by the Kazo cattle keepers and retrieving and documenting other ethnoveterinary practices by the Kazo pastoral by: 2.

Ethnoveterinary medicine 8 1 Introduction Ethnoveterinary medicine deals with people’s knowledge, skills, methods, practices and beliefs about the care of their animals (McCorkle ). Ethnoveterinary knowledge is acquired through practical experience and has traditionally been passed down orally from generation to generation.   Ethnoveterinary medicine, the scientific term for traditional animal health care, provides low-cost alternatives to allopathic drugs. Research into ethnoveterinary medicine is often undertaken as part of a community-based approach that serves to improve animal health and provide basic veterinary services in rural areas [].In addition to its focus on botanicals, ethnoveterinary medicine covers Cited by:

Although many references cover ethnoveterinary medicine in some form or another, none give it the intense scrutiny and scientific input found in this book. With chapters on biological assays, efficacy testing, and phytochemistry, the book presents hard scientific information in accessible and readable language. The editors have gathered a panel 1/5(1). ethnoveterinary practices is urgent so that the knowledge can be preserved, plants conserved and sustainably managed and utilised for the control of livestock diseases. Although some of this information has been documented in some parts of Kenya, it has been .


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Ethnoveterinary Medicine in Kenya Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book includes chapters on ethnoveterinary medicine used to prevent and treat ticks and tick-borne diseases, infectious diseases and parasites. Ethnoveterinary practices in parts of the world which have not been comprehensively reviewed before are highlighted, including Estonia, Belarus and the Maghreb - the north-western tip of Africa.

The information in this book may be reproduced in any form, whether print, photocopy, mi- Ethnoveterinary medicine is the name given to the way in which most Kenya. It describes ethnovet practices in Cameroon and Kenya, butFile Size: KB. Ethnoveterinary medicine is the study of different cultural approaches to animal health, disease, and illness, and of the nature of local animal healing systems.

For some examples of EVM literature, click here. Ethnoveterinary medicine is similar to its related discipline: ethnomedicine. EVM however, focuses on animals rather than humans. Traditional Ethnoveterinary Medicine in East Africa: A Manual on the Use of Medicinal Plants.

The World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya, p. Research output: Book/Report › Book. TY - BOOK. T1 - Traditional Ethnoveterinary Medicine in East Africa: A Manual on the Use of Medicinal Plants. AU - Dharani N, Yenesew A. 4 Traditional ethnoveterinary medicine in East Africa: Hundreds of plant species have been identified by traditional practitioners for treating a wide range of livestock (and human) ailments, although the efficacy of plant treatments has often not been tested through formal trials, on which more work is Size: 3MB.

Plants Used in Ethnoveterinary Medicine Worldwide for Respiratory Signs in Poultry—cont’d EVM Plants Part(s) Used Location Reference(s) Momordica charantia Stem, leaf West Indies Lans, Book Publishing WeChat (or Email:[email protected]) Article citations.

More>> ITDG and IIRR () Ethnoveterinary Medicine in Kenya. A Field Manual of Traditional Animal Health Care Practices. Nairobi, Kenya. has been cited by the following article. Ethnoveterinary medicine: a critical review of its evolution, perception, understanding and the way forward W Wanzala a e*, K H Zessin b, N M Kyule c,b, M P O Baumann b, E Mathias d and A Hassanali a a International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, ICIPE, Behavioural and Chemical Ecology Department, BCED, P.O.

Box GPO, Nairobi, Kenya b Department of International. Study area. The study was carried out in Toteng Village (Figure 1) in Ngamiland District (19 – 21° S and 21 – 25° E), northwestern Botswana, which had a population of residents in (CSO, ).The average household size is five, about 45% of residents are illiterate, 23% can speak or write English, 27% can speak and or write other languages and 5% can speak by: 6.

In book: Ethnoveterinary Medicine, pp Cite this publication. Zimbabwe, Kenya, and Ethiopia, information on ethnoveterinary practices for tick control for most of the countries within. Ethnoveterinary Medicine in Southern Africa, V.

Maphosa, P. Tshisikhawe, K. Thembo, and P. Masika Ethnoveterinary Plants Used in East Africa, J. Githiori and P. Gathumbi Herbal Medicines for Animal Health in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region, L. Boukraa, H. Benbarek, and M. Benhanifia. Ethnoveterinary knowledge, like other traditional knowledge (TK), is passed on by word of mouth.

Therefore, EVK is prone to fragmentation (Yineger et al., ); particularly in Karamoja where its language was first transcribed ca. As in other parts of the world, this EVK is thought to be disappearing at an alarming by: This manual describes the use of ethnoveterinary medicine and focuses on cattle diseases in East and West Africa.

Ethnoveterinary medicine is based on traditional healing practices and is accessible, easy to prepare, low budget and a reflection of indigenous culture.

Abstract: From sociocultural, political-economic, and environmental as well as biomedical viewpoints, Ethnoveterinary Research & Development presents reviews and case studies of traditional veterinary knowledge and practice, along with historical perspectives, theoretical discussions, and research methodologies.

The 23 chapters span 10 major species of animal domesticates raised by more than. Wynn () describes the today's traditional medicine, as undoubtedly the oldest form of medicine and probably evolved simultaneously with the evolution of human beings.

People's association and care for animals' health is a very ancient phenomenon and perhaps, originates from the Biblical times of Adam in the Garden of Eden.5/5(2).

Ethnoveterinary Medicine: A Potential Alternative to Orthodox Animal Health Delivery in Zimbabwe Tafara Matekaire, MS Taona M. Bwakura, MS Biological Sciences Department, Bindura University of Science Education Atherstone Road, P Bag Bindura, Zimbabwe Intern J Appl Res Vet Med • Vol.

2, No. 4, KEY WORDS: medicinal herbs, ethnovet. Ethnoveterinary Medicine and Sustainable Livestock Management in West Africa, I.C. Okoli, H.H. Tamboura, and M.S. Hounzangbe-Adote Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, L.

Teng, D. Shaw, and J. Barnes Ethnoveterinary Medical Practice in the European Union (EU): A Case Study of the Netherlands, T. van Asseldonk4/5(1). Ethnoveterinary practice amongst the pastoralists. A cross-sectional survey involved administration of a questionnaire to 60 smallholders households.

The results indicated that 83% of the respondents regularly practiced ethnoveterinary in treatment of their livestock. b) KENYA 1. ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya: A field manual of traditional animal health care practices.

Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya. Medicinal Plants of East Africa is a revised edition of the book first published in on herbal remedies and he traditional medical practice of East Africa.

The book covers the rich diversity of plants found in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, from sea to alpine plants. East Africa also has a rich ethnic diversity and a large number of herbalists whose traditional knowledge and practices are 5/5(2). The genesis of the term- ethno-veterinary medicine (EVM) and recognition of EVM as a legitimate field of scientific R & D are less than 30 years old (McCorkle, ).

However, all over the world and down through ages, livestock and pet animal keepers have developed their own skills, ideas and techniques to treat the Size: 2MB.Ethnoveterinary practices cover people’s knowledge, skills, methods, practices and belief about the care of their animals (Mc Corkle, ).

“Ethnoveterinary medicine” is the knowledge developed by local livestock holders and contrasts the allopathic veterinary medicine taught in Veterinary Colleges/Universities.

Both are dynamic and File Size: 98KB.Ethnoveterinary plants and practices used for ecto-parasite control in semi-arid smallholder farming areas of Zimbabwe, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,Cited by: