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Wild and Semi-Wild Food Plants of Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom of Uganda:Growth Forms, Collection Niches, Parts Consumed, Consumption Patterns, Main Gatherers and Consumers
NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF COMMONLY CONSUMED DESERT DATE TREE PRODUCTS
There is a need to determine the level of anti-nutritional factors in Balanites products and the effect of different leaf preparation methods on nutrient availability to further guide their wide usage.
Balanites aegyptiaca : a resource for improving nutrition and income of dryland communities in Uganda
- C. Okia
A thesis submitted in candidature for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor (Agroforestry) of Bangor University.
Use and management of Balanites aegyptiaca in drylands of Uganda.
Perennial biomass production in arid mangrove systems on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia
Proximate composition, Vitamin C and Beta-Carotene Contents of FifteenSelected Leafy Wild and Semi-Wild Food Plants (WSWFPs) from Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom, Uganda
Findings create a justification that the wild leafy WSWFPs are important food items that needs popularization and can help improve household nutrition especially during the months preceding the harvest of cultivated crops and also during periods of social unrests, droughts, famine, and other natural catastrophes.
Vitex payos (Lour.) Merr Fruit Trees in the Drylands Areas of Eastern Kenya: Use, Marketing and Management
Marketing of edible insects in Lake Victoria basin: the case of Uganda and Burundi
- W. Odongo, C. Okia, N. Nalika, P. H. Nzabamwita, J. Ndimubandi, P. Nyeko
- GeographyJournal of Insects as Food and Feed
- 21 September 2018
This paper assesses the marketing of edible insects with the aim of understanding the market opportunities, market players, and the value chain of edible insect products in the Lake Victoria basin. A…
Nutrients and bioactive compounds content of Baillonella toxisperma, Trichoscypha abut and Pentaclethra macrophylla from Cameroon
- R. Fungo, J. Muyonga, A. Kaaya, C. Okia, J. C. Tieguhong, J. Baidu-Forson
- MedicineFood science & nutrition
- 9 March 2015
The results of this study show that Baillonella toxisperma, Pentaclethra macrophylla and Trichoscypha abut can considerably contribute towards the human nutrient requirements.
Contribution of forest foods to dietary intake and their association with household food insecurity: a cross-sectional study in women from rural Cameroon
A significant inverse correlation was observed between the HFIAS score and the FFCS, demonstrating that forest foods play an important role in ensuring food security in these forest-dependent communities.