publication . Article . 2017

Indigenous and Medicinal Uses of Plants in Nech Sar National Park, Ethiopia

Molla Mekonnen Alemu; Subhes Bhattacharyya; Andrew Reeves; Mark Lemon;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2017
  • Publisher: Open Access Library Journal
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Open Access Journal For many years humans have used different parts of plants for medicinal purposes, as source of food and feed. Hence the benefits of indigenous knowledge for the development of present day sophisticated medicinal inventions cannot be overlooked. Indigenous people living in and around protected areas are still making use of plants to cure human and animal related diseases. Guji, Kore and Gamo people of Nech Sar National Park are not indifferent to this fact. Primary data were collected from these indigenous communities of the area and concerned government officers by making use of interview questions and observation. In addition to this, inform...
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free text keywords: Indigenous Knowledge, Medicinal Plants, Nech Sar, Park, National park, Indigenous, Ecology, Traditional knowledge, Government, Descriptive statistics, Deworming, Livestock, business.industry, business, Socioeconomics, Medicine
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publication . Article . 2017

Indigenous and Medicinal Uses of Plants in Nech Sar National Park, Ethiopia

Molla Mekonnen Alemu; Subhes Bhattacharyya; Andrew Reeves; Mark Lemon;