Publications on ethnoveterinary medicine  since 1998

This page lists ethnoveterinary literature that has come out since 1998.
New additions April 2002 
Dold and Cocks 2001 
Van der Merwe et al. 2001 

Abou Sidi, Ba. Undated. Traditional veterinary medicine among the Peul in Mauritania. Unpublished paper. P.O. Box 1333, Nouakchott, Mauritania. 14 pp.

Anjaria, J.V., S. K. Dwivedi, P. U. Desai, H. K. Parabia, and A. M. Thaker. 2001 (forthcoming). Harness nature – inventory of traditional veterinary medicinal practices in India. Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, Krishi Bhavan, NewDelhi-110 001, India.

Ayalew Kebede, Workneh. 2000. Do smallholder farmers benefit more from crossbred (Somali x Anglo-Nubian) than from indigenous goats? Doctoral Dissertation, University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany. [Summary]

Anzuino, Guiseppe. 1999. Investigation and validation of ethnoveterinary medicine in the context of the Community Animal Health Programme in Somaliland. MSc dissertation. Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK. 

Brown, G. and C. Lans. 1999. Natural remedies: Chicks, facts and fantasy. In:  C.D. Ezeokoli and C.E. Seaforth (eds). Herbal medicine in the Caribbean: To restore a Caribbean heritage. Proceedings of the First International Workshop, April 6-8, 1998, Holiday Inn, Port of Spain, Trinidad. Caribbean Network of Integrated Rural Development (CNIRD), 40, Eastern Main Road, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. Pp. 25-31.

Dold A. P. and M. L. Cocks. 2001. Traditional veterinary medicine in the Alice district of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 97:375-379.

Driesch, Angela von den. 1999. Einige Aspekte der traditionellen Tierheilkunde in der Mongolei. Ganzheitliche Tiermedizin 13:33-36.

Geerlings, Ellen. 2001. Sheep husbandry and ethnoveterinary knowledge of Raika sheep pastoralists in Rajasthan, India. MSc thesis. Environmental Sciences, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands. [Full text available at]

Gefu, Jerome O., Paul A. Abdu, and Clement B. Alawa. 2000. Ethnoveterinary practices research and development. Proceedings of an International Workshop on Ethnoveterinary Practices, held 14-18 August 2000, Kaduna, Nigeria. National Animal Production Research Institute, Shika, Ahmadu Bello University, PMB 1096, Zaria, Nigeria.

Grade, Jean T. and Longok Anthony. 2000. Karamojong scientists: Participatory field trial of a local dewormer. Paper presented at the Uganda Veterinary Association Scientific Conference 'The Veterinary Profession and Poverty Alleviation', 28-29 September, 2000. [Full text]

Guèye, E.F. 1997. Ethnoveterinary medicine against poultry diseases in African villages. World's Poultry Science Journal 55(2):187-198.

Guèye, E.F. 1999a. Diseases in village chickens: Control through ethnoveterinary medicine. ILEIA Newsletter 13(2):20-21. 

Guèye, E.F. 1999b. Disease control using ethno-veterinary medicine. World Poultry-Elsevier 15(7):48-51.

Hirschkind, Lynn. 2000. Sal/Manteca/Panela: Ethnoveterinary practice in Highland Ecuador. American Anthropologist 102(2):290-302. 

Kumar, Dinesh. 2000. Problems experienced in sheep rearing in Rajasthan. Central Sheep & Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar-304501, Rajasthan, India. 26 pp.

Kumar, Dinesh. 2000. Ethnoveterinary practices in sheep. Central Sheep & Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar-304501, Rajasthan, India. 45 pp.

Kwai, Agol Malak. 1999. Dinka traditional veterinary medicine: A personal input to the ethno veterinary knowledge (EVK). VSF-CH, P.O. Box 14166, Nairobi, Kenya.

Lans, Cheryl. 2001. Creole Remedies. Case studies of ethnoveterinary medicine in Trinidad and Tobago. PhD thesis, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands. [Abstract]

Martin, M., E. Mathias, and C. M. McCorkle. 2001. Ethnoveterinary medicine: An annotated bibliography of community animal healthcare. ITDG Publishing, London, UK. [Book announcement]

Mathias, Evelyn. 1999. Farmers’ knowledge and integrated livestock healthcare. Paper presented at the International Seminar on Integrated Approach for Animal Health Care, held in Calicut, India, 4–6 February 1999. 

Mathias, Evelyn. 2000. Ethnoveterinary medicine: A resource for development. New Agriculturist on-line 00/6.

Mathias, Evelyn. 2001. Ethnoveterinary medicine. Ecology and Farming 27:14-15.

Mathias, Evelyn and Jayvir Anjaria. Forthcoming. Prospects of Ethnoveterinary Medicines. In: Indian Agricultural Directory. Rashtra Deepika  Publication, Kerala, India. Pp. 526-534 [Book announcement]

Mathias, Evelyn, Denis Fielding, and Marina Martin (eds.). 1999. Integrated approach for animal health care. Proceedings of an international seminar held at Calicut, Kerala, India, 4-6 February 1999. Volume 1: Abstracts. Malabar Regional Co-operative Milk Producers' Union, Ltd., Kodhikode, Kerala, India. 20 pp.

Mathias, E., D. V. Rangnekar, and C. M. McCorkle (eds.). 1999. Ethnoveterinary medicine: Alternatives for livestock development. Proceedings of an international conference held in Pune, India, on November 4-6, 1997. Volume 1: Selected Papers. BAIF Development Research Foundation, Pune, India. [Full text available at ]

McCorkle, Constance. 1999. Local veterinary medicince -- women farmers in Peru share local recipes. Appropriate Technology 26(3):30-32.

Mendoza Alvarez and Vicente Nalvarte. 1999. The use of local plants to control parasites. ILEIA Newsletter 15(1/2):62-63.

Meserve, Ruth. 1999. Horse care in a Mongolian manual on animal husbandry for the people. In: Cornelia Becker, Henriette Manhart, Joris Peters and Jörg Schibler (eds.). Historia animalium ex ossibus. Beiträge zur Paläoanatomie, Archäologie, Ägyptologie, Ethnologie und Geschichte der Tiermedizin. Festschrift für Angela von den Driesch zum 65. Geburtstag. Verlag Maria Leidorf GmbH, Rahden/Westfalen, Germany. Pp. 301-307.

Minja, M.M.J. 1999. The Maasai wonder plants. Paper presented at the People and Plants Training Workshop held at the Tropical Pesticides Research Insitute, Arusha, Tanzania, 15th -18th March.

Minja, M.M.J. Undated. Ethnoveterinary practice and livestock health in Simanjiro District, Northern Tanzania. Ethnoveterinary Knowledge Research Team, VETAID TZ, Arusha, Tanzania.

Minja, M.M.J., M. Ole Neselle, W.R. Mziray and C. Daborn. 1997. Ethnoveterinary Knowledge (EVK) Research Project at Simanjiro. Paper presented at the 8th Tanzania Veterinary Association Conference at Arusha International Conference Centre (AICC).

Nuwanyakpa, Mopoi, Ngeh J. Toyang, Sali Django, Christopher Ndi, and Clare Wirmum. 2000. Ethnoveterinary healing practices of Fulani pastoralists in Cameroon: Combining the natural and the supernatural. Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor 8(2):3-6.

Padilla, C. 1998. A preliminary investigation of the performance of broilers fed drinking water supplemented with Aloe vera gel, Poultry Red Cell and/or Acetic acid. Final Year Research Project, School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago.

Pieroni, Andrea (ed.). 1999. Herbs, humans and animals/erbe, uomini e bestie. Proceedings of the International Seminar, Coreglia (Tuscany), Italy 8-9 May 1999/Atti del Seminario Internazionale, Coreglia (Toscana), Italia 8-9 Maggio 1999. experiences Verlag, Köln, Germany. 

Piets, Karen. 1999. The importance of ethnoveterinary medicine for the sustainability of veterinary practice in developing countries. Student thesis. Department of Ruminant Healthcare, Veterinary Faculty, University of Utrecht, Netherlands.

Schiere, Hans and Loes Kater. Forthcoming. Mixed crop-livestock farming. A review of traditional technologies. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Rome, Italy. 

Schiere, Hans and Rein van der Hoek. Forthcoming. Livestock keeping in urban areas. A review of traditional technologies. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Rome, Italy.

Van der Merwe D., G. E. Swan and C. J. Botha. 2001. Use of ethnoveterinary medicinal plants in cattle by Setswana-speaking people in the Madikwe area of the North West Province of South Africa. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association 72(4):189-196.