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Gender and traditional pottery practice in Ankole region, western Uganda

@inproceedings{Kayamba2017GenderAT,
  title={Gender and traditional pottery practice in Ankole region, western Uganda},
  author={Wk Kayamba and P. Kwesiga},
  year={2017}
}
The study investigated traditional pottery practices in the Ankole region of Western Uganda, focusing on indigenous technological knowledge, socio-economic and environmental issues. The main objective was to investigate how the traditional pottery is produced, pottery use, and impact on the environment. Most of the fieldwork component of the study involved interviews with potters, observation and documentation of pottery activities in the region. Findings indicate that traditional pottery is… Expand

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