Botanical and Ethnoveterinary Surveys of Two Acacias ( Acacia raddiana and Acacia nilotica ) Exploited in Small Ruminant Rearing in Sahelian Area of Burkina Faso

@inproceedings{Genevive2017BotanicalAE,
  title={Botanical and Ethnoveterinary Surveys of Two Acacias ( Acacia raddiana and Acacia nilotica ) Exploited in Small Ruminant Rearing in Sahelian Area of Burkina Faso},
  author={Zabr{\'e} Genevi{\`e}ve and Kabor{\'e} Adama and Bayala Bal{\'e} and Tamboura H. Hamidou and Belem Adrien Marie Gaston and Niderkorn Vincent and Livio Martin Costa Junior and Louvandini Helder and Hoste Herv{\'e}},
  year={2017}
}
  • Zabré Geneviève, Kaboré Adama, +6 authors Hoste Hervé
  • Published 2017
In Burkina Faso, rural livestock farmers in arid and semi-arid areas rely heavily on woody plant resources such as Acacia nilotica and Acacia raddiana to satisfy the needs of small ruminant rearing. The assessment of the availability and the use of these two species are therefore essential to better manage them sustainably for their preservation. The survey carried out in the area showed that the questioned farmers exploited the leaves and pods of the two Acacia for the needs of the ruminants… CONTINUE READING