Indigenous and Medicinal Uses of Plants in Nech Sar National Park, Ethiopia
For many years humans have used different parts of plants for medicinal purposes, as source of food and feed. Hence the benefits of indigenous knowledge for the development of present day sophisticated medicinal inventions cannot be overlooked. Indigenous people living in and around protected areas are still making use of plants to cure human and animal related diseases. Guji, Kore and Gamo people o,f Nech Sar National Park are not indifferent to this fact. Primary data were collected from these indigenous communities of the area and concerned government officers by making use of interview questions and observation. In addition to this, information was also gathered from the operational and management staff of Nech Sar National Park through semi-structured questionnaire. Then data were transcribed and analyzed by making use of descriptive statistics and content analysis. The findings of the study showed, from the vegetation of Nech Sar National Park, a total of 12 plants are being used......
【作者名称】: Molla Mekonnen Alemu
, Subhes Bhattacharyya
, Andrew Reeves
, Mark Lemon
【关 键 词】: Indigenous Knowledge
, Medicinal Plants
, Nech Sar
, Open Access Library
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