Knowledge for Development

Ethnobotanical knowledge of indigenous fruits in Northern Namibia


Date: 27/06/2013


Indigenous wild edible fruits form a rich source of vitamins, fibres, minerals and a heterogeneous collection of bioactive compounds referred to as phytochemicals. This study records the different indigenous knowledge system (IKS) practices related to the indigenous fruit trees in Ohangwena and Oshikoto regions of Namibia.

(Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:34, 2013)

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