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African indigenous foods: Opportunities for improved …

 · Indigenous foods are plant and animal-based foods that are naturally existing and produced in specific locations and consumed as part of traditional diets. For the potential of these foods to be realised, better knowledge is needed on the production, processing and marketing opportunities of valuable indigenous crops and foods.

Indigenous African Vegetables

AgriSmart Zambia implements various educational and support programmes to assist small holder farmers through promoting the cultivation of African Indigenous Vegetables in Zambia. These include Bondwe (Amaranth), Kalembula (sweet potato leaves), Chibwabwa (pumpkin leaves), Lumanda (Hibiscus Sadbiriffa), Nightshade (Solanum), Spider Plant (Cleome gynandra), Katapa (casava leaves) and …

Smallholder Farmers'' Integration of Indigenous Technical …

 · A study was conducted in Muswishi area, Zambia, with the objective of assessing indigenous technical knowledge (ITK) and relating this knowledge to integrated pest management (IPM) in maize production. The methods used included surveys, participatory rural appraisal (PRA), transect walks and semi-structured interviews (SSI). It was found that ITK does exist among some Muswishi smallholder ...

List of Southern African indigenous trees and woody lianes …

List of Southern African indigenous trees and woody lianes. This is a list of Southern African trees, shrubs, suffrutices, geoxyles and lianes, and is intended to cover Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The notion of ''indigenous'' is of necessity a blurred concept, and is ...

Go Local: Grow an indigenous forest in your garden

 · BENEFITS OF PLANTING AN INDIGENOUS GARDEN. Namib Trees is open every weekday from 8:00-16:00 and Saturdays from 9:00-13:00. Twice a year, in February and October, there is a wonderful Plant Sale Day at the nursery with stalls selling plant-related art and books and a host of like-minded indigenous gardeners.

Assessment on Availability of African Indigenous Leafy Vegetables …

9 / ASSESSMENT ON AVAILABILITY OF AFRICAN INDIGENOUS LEAFY VEGETABLES IN MALAWI AND ZAMBIA interviews, and three market vendor interviews (Table 1). In Malawi, we visited two villages and two markets in the Chikwawa District, resulting in

Phytoremediation Potential of Indigenous Plants Growing …

The plant specimens were identified using taxonomic keys and unidentified specimens were pressed and identified using voucher specimen in the University of Zambia Herbarium. A soil probe was used to collect soil samples at depths of 15 - 20 cm.

Traditional Medicinal Plant Practice in Southern Africa

• Zambia has 4 600 flowering plant species of which 211 are endemic; and Zimbabwe has about 6 000 species of which 96 are endemic (Cumming, 1999). Some of the medicinal plant species are threatened by overharvesting and land clearing for agricultural The ...

(PDF) INTEGRATING INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE …

This paper is based on the study on indigenous practices carried out in Luano District and the explanatory factors influencing such practices in agriculture. The paper further discusses the possible ways of integrating indigenous knowledge practices

COUNTRY REPORT ON THE STATE OF PLANT GENETIC RESOURCES FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE …

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Dynamics of the charcoal and indigenous timber trade in Zambia …

Dynamics of the charcoal and indigenous timber trade in Zambia A scoping study in Eastern, Northern and Northwestern provinces OCCASIONAL PAPER 86 Davison J. Gumbo CIFOR, Zambia Kaala B. Moombe CIFOR, Zambia Mercy M. Kandulu Forest

PHYTOREMEDIATION POTENTIAL OF INDIGENOUS PLANTS AT NCHANGA MINE, CHINGOLA, ZAMBIA

PHYTOREMEDIATION POTENTIAL OF INDIGENOUS PLANTS AT NCHANGA MINE, CHINGOLA, ZAMBIA by Lupupa Kachenga ... heavy metals in their plant tissues at concentrations higher than that in the soil in which they are growing. This research ...

RESEARCH Open Access Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plant …

Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plant use by traditional healers in Oshikoto region, Namibia Ahmad Cheikhyoussef1*, Martin Shapi2, Kenneth Matengu2, Hina Mu Ashekele1 Abstract Background: The objective of this study was to

Ministry of Lands Natural Resources and Environmental Protection …

indigenous breeds with little management requirements and natural resistance to diseases compared to exotic breeds. 3.9 Invertebrates The total diversity of invertebrates in Zambia is estimated at 6,135 species (Professor Keith Mbata, personal

Nutritional evaluation of Zambia indigenous soy bean …

Two trials were carried out to compare the nutritional values of two Zambian indigenous plant protein sources--soy bean cake (SBC) and sunflower meal (SFM) in the diets of broilers and growing pigs. In trial 1, 120 one week old chickens (Abbor acre strain) were

Conserve Africa Medical Plants: ZAMBIA: Focus on …

 · ZAMBIA: Focus on traditional medicine LUSAKA, 15 March (PLUSNEWS) - While there is a strong cultural acceptance of traditional medicine in Zambia, resistance continues within the "orthodox" medical fraternity towards its use in the fight against HIV/AIDS. ...

Smallholder Farmers'' Integration of Indigenous Technical …

Smallholder Farmers'' Integration of Indigenous Technical Knowledge (ITK) in Maize IPM: A Case Study in Zambia - Volume 22 Issue 3 To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure [email protected] is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List ...

Visit Windhoek''s new indigenous plant nursery

 · Visit Windhoek''s new indigenous plant nursery News - Environment | 2017-02 -02 Page no: 9 •Luise Hoffmann THE ongoing drought and the scarcity of …

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR THE ITEZHI TEZHI 120MW HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT, ZAMBIA

Zambia. The site already comprises an existing dam, which is operated and maintained by ZESCO. ... Natural habitats: Land and water areas where most of the indigenous plant and animal species are still present, and either are legally protected Plan . ESMP. ...

12 edible indigenous South African plants

 · Edible indigenous plants offer a great way to eat well and garden with indigenous plants. The Botanical Society of South Africa encourages the wise use of indigenous plants in southern Africa. Good Hope Garden Nursery shared some great tips on indigenous plants that you can easily grow and harvest in your very own garden for medicinal remedies and exciting culinary experiences.

Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on …

 · Background The objective of this study was to establish a regional profile of the indigenous knowledge system (IKS) for medicinal plant use and cultural practices associated with the healing process of these plants by traditional healers in the Oshikoto region, Namibia. Methods An ethnobotanical survey was undertaken to collect information from traditional healers during September and October ...

Sustainable Use and Management of Indigenous Plant Resources: …

 · A higher reliance on indigenous plants in communities of KaLanga chiefdom for the provision of fuel wood, construction timber, food, medicine and carving materials was observed [1]. The use of indigenous plant materials is not a haphazard activity. The local

Integrating Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge …

 · In this quest, it is usually forgotten that indigenous knowledge systems can significantly contribute to location-specific sustainable climate change adaptation. This study used structured questionnaires, focus group discussions, participatory workshop techniques and literature reviews to explore the potential role of traditional knowledge and practices in climate change adaptation in Zambia.

Introduction : Some Useful Indigenous Trees & Shrubs in …

 · Trees-4-Zambia has an active website and a Facebook page. The booklet which is available at our nursery describes selected useful indigenous trees and offers advice on which tree to plant where, how to plant and how to look after your trees. Most of the photos

Indigenous practices of environmental sustainability in the …

 · Mapira, J., 2013, ''Indigenous knowledge systems and their implication for sustainable development in Zimbabwe'', Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa 9(4), 74–85. Maps of the World, 2012, Political map of Zambia, viewed 23 September 2016, from

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At Least 1,000 Reasons Why You Should Plant Indigenous Trees and Shrubs July 16, 2014 July 17, 2014 kane Leave a comment Indigenous Plants To the indigenous plant enthusiast a frequent refrain from gardeners and farmers is, "why bother trying to try and find and use indigenous trees and shrubs when there are so many wonderful exotic species that are already well established in Zambia?"

An Analysis of the Value Chain for Indigenous Chickens in Zambia…

indigenous chicken in a more convenient form and in formal outlets. Keywords: Indigenous chickens, Value chain, Chicken consumption, Zambia 1. Introduction 1.1 Background The livestock sector is important to Zambia as it contributes about 42 percent of the

Assessment of African Indigenous Vegetables in Zambia and …

Findings: Key similarities- perceptions Zambia & Malawi • responded favorably to indigenous vegetables & reported that all members consume them daily • a variety of motivations: taste, availability, affordability, & perceived health effects ([1

Indigenous Fruit Trees of Tropical Africa: Status, Opportunity for …

Indigenous Fruit Trees (IFT) of Tropical Africa According to the authors [6] in PROTA report, Tropical Africa comprised of 48 countries which are distributed across the various subregions of the continent, namely West Africa (16 states), East Africa (9 states), Central -

Traditional vegetables in Zambia: genetic resources, …

Vegetables have received comparatively low priority since the inception of Zambia''s National Plant Genetic Resources Centre in the early 1980s. Emphasis has been directed toward the major traditional staple food crops, such as Sorghum bicolor, Eleusine coracana, Pennisetum americanum, Zea mays, Vigna unguiculata, Arachis hypogea, Phaseolus vulgaris and Vigna subterranea.

At Least 1,000 Reasons Why You Should Plant Indigenous …

 · To the indigenous plant enthusiast a frequent refrain from gardeners and farmers is, "why bother trying to try and find and use indigenous trees and shrubs when there are so many wonderful exotic species that are already well established in Zambia?" The answer

Indigenous Plants | Trees 4 Zambia

To the indigenous plant enthusiast a frequent refrain from gardeners and farmers is, "why bother trying to try and find and use indigenous trees and shrubs when there are so many wonderful exotic species that are already well established in Zambia?" The answer requires a short digression into plant ecology. The more we discover […]

Videos: Meet Zambian women who grow indigenous …

 · African indigenous vegetables and women who grow them in Zambia are the subject of two videos made by a team from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. As a student with the Rutgers Center for Digital Filmmaking, Jeanpaul Isaacs visited Livingstone to …

Zambian plants | BangweuluFish

A selection of plants and vegetation I"ve come across... For more posts on plants click on the plants category on the menu on the right. I''d especially appreciate help with IDs, so if you know what it is please comment! Each photo is numbered, so please comment if