Medicinal and commercial uses of ostrich products in Tanzania

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Magige, Flora; Røskaft, Eivin;

Background Traditional communities have been utilizing animal products for numerous purposes and have for a long time contributed to the accumulation of world knowledge. Local people in Tanzania and elsewhere in Africa, have been using birds including ostriches as pe... View more
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