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Title Indigenous knowledge of Namibia / edited by Kazhila C. Chinsembu, Ahmad Cheikhyoussef, Davis Mumbengegwi, Martha Kandawa-Schulz, Choshi D. Kasanda and Lawrence Kazembe.

Publication Info. Windhoek, Namibia : UNAM Press, University of Namibia, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 406 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents 1 Bioprospecting for 'green diamonds': Medicinal plants used in the management of HIV/AIDS-related conditions / Kazhila C. Chinsembu -- 2 Indigenous use of plants to treat malaria and associated symptoms / Iwanette du Preez, Sylvia Nafuka, Davis R. Mumbengegwi, Ronnie Bock -- 3 Indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants used for the treatment of cancer / Florence Dushimemaria, Davis R. Mumbengegwi, Ronnie Bock -- 4 The use of traditional medicinal plants as antimicrobial treatments / Davis R. Mumbengegwi, Iwanette du Preez, Florence Dushimemaria, Joyce Auala, Sylvia Nafuka -- 5 Indigenous knowledge and antimicrobial properties of plants used in ethnoveterinary medicine / Kazhila C. Chinsembu -- 6 School learners' knowledge and views of traditional medicinal plant use in two regions in Namibia / Choshi Darius Kasanda, Hileni Magano Kapenda -- 7 Namibian leafy vegetables: From traditional to scientific knowledge, current status and applications / Lynatte F. Mushabati, Gladys K. Kahaka, Ahmad Cheikhyoussef -- 8 Traditionally fermented milk products / Lusia Heita, Ahmad Cheikhyoussef -- 9 Oshikundu: An indigenous fermented beverage / Werner Embashu, Ahmad Cheikhyoussef, Gladys Kahaka -- 10 Harvesting and consumption of the giant African bullfrog, a delicacy in northern Namibia / Daniel O. Okeyo, Lineekela Kandjengo, Martha M. Kashea -- 11 Indigenous knowledge used in the management of human--wildlife conflict along the borders of the Etosha National Park / Selma M. Lendelvo, Margaret N. Angula, John Kazgeba E. Mfune -- 12 Understanding indigenous coping strategies of the Basubiya on the flooded plains of the Zambezi River / Nchindo Richardson Mbukusa -- 13 Indigenous knowledge and climate change in rural Namibia: A gendered approach / Nguza Siyambango, Alex T. Kanyimba, Pempelani Mufune -- 14 Reclaiming indigenous knowledge in Namibia's post-colonial curriculum: The case of the Mafwe people / John Makala Lilemba, Yonah Hisbon Matemba -- 15 Developmental issues facing the San people of Namibia: Road to de-marginalization in formal education / Anthony Brown, Cynthy K. Haihambo -- 16 Messages given to adolescents and young adults during initiation ceremonies and their relation to HIV/AIDS / Cynthy K. Haihambo -- 17 To integrate or not: Exploring the prospects and challenges of integrating indigenous knowledge at the University of Namibia / Grace M. Mukumbo Chinsembu, Miriam Hamunyela.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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Subject Ethnoscience -- Namibia.
Ethnobotany -- Namibia.
Traditional ecological knowledge -- Namibia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Chinsembu, Kazhila C., editor.
Cheikhyoussef, Ahmad, editor.
Mumbengegwi, Davis, editor.
Kandawa-Schulz, Martha, editor.
Kasanda, Choshi Darius, editor.
Kazembe, Lawrence, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Indigenous knowledge of Namibia. Windhoek, Namibia : UNAM Press, University of Namibia, 2015 9789991642055 (DLC) 2015334065 (OCoLC)948805098
ISBN 9789991642062 (electronic bk.)
9991642064 (electronic bk.)