Ethnoveterinary medicine in Africa

  title={Ethnoveterinary medicine in Africa},
  author={Constance M. McCorkle and Evelyn Mathias-Mundy},
  pages={59 - 93}
Abstract Local knowledge systems have won growing attention and respect within conventional science and in the international development community. Such systems have usually resulted from centuries of local people's empirical observation and experience and typically are highly ecologically sensitive. The information they embody and their associated materials and techniques can be of immense practical value in mounting cost-effective, socio-culturally and politically workable, environmentally… 

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