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The IPBES Conceptual Framework - connecting nature and people
The first public product of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is its Conceptual Framework. This conceptual and analytical tool, presented here in detail,Expand
An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Zay people in Ethiopia.
Results of the survey showed that leaf materials form the major component of plant parts harvested, and the majority of the remedies are prepared in the form of juice from freshly collected plant parts. Expand
Medicinal plants of the Meinit ethnic group of Ethiopia: an ethnobotanical study.
Acculturation of the young generation has been found to be the major treat to the continuation of traditional medical knowledge and practice in the study area and efforts should be made to incorporate traditional medicine in school curricula so that younger people could appreciate its usefulness. Expand
Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia
The diversity of medicinal plants and the associated indigenous knowledge of Tara-gedam and its environs are of a considerable value to the local community and beyond. Expand
An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia
Konta Special Woreda is an important area for medicinal plants and associated local knowledge; the natural vegetation being the most important reservoir for the majority of the medicinal plants. Expand
Medicinal plant knowledge of the Bench ethnic group of Ethiopia: an ethnobotanical investigation
The study revealed acculturation as the major threat to the continuation of the traditional medical practice in the study area and awareness should be created among the Bench community, especially the young ones, by concerned organizations and individuals regarding the usefulness of the practice. Expand
An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia
The number of reported medicinal plants and their uses by the local people of the District indicate the depth of the local indigenous knowledge on medicinal Plants and their application and can serve as a basis for future investigation of modern drug. Expand
Ethnobotanical Study of Traditional Medicinal Plants in and Around Fiche District, Central Ethiopia
An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants was conducted in and around Fiche District, North Shewa Zone of Oromia Region, Ethiopia from September 2011 to January 2012. Ten kebeles were selected fromExpand
Ethnomedicinal study of plants used by Sheko ethnic group of Ethiopia.
The study indicated that men, older people and illiterate ones had better knowledge of medicinal plants use as compared to women, younger people and literate ones, respectively. Expand
Wild edible plants in Ethiopia : a review on their potential to combat food insecurity
This work reviews literature on ethnobotanical knowledge of wild edible plants and their potential role in combating food insecurity in Ethiopia. Information on a total of 413 wild edible plantsExpand