Recording and documentation methods

This page lists books and papers describing field and other methods useful for the recording and documenting of ethnoveterinary knowledge.


Catley, Andy. 1999. Methods on the move: A review of veterinary uses of participatory approaches and methods focussing on experiences in dryland Africa. IIED, London, UK. 

Catley, A. P., and Ahmed Aden. 1996. Use of participatory rural appraisal (PRA) tools for investigating tick ecology and tick-borne diseases in Somaliland. Tropical Animal Health and Production 28:91-98.

Catley, A. P., and A. A. Mohammed. 1996. The use of livestock-disease scoring by a primary animal-health project in Somaliland. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 28:175-186. 

Grandin, Barbara E., and John Young. 1996. Collection and use of ethnoveterinary data in community-based animal health programmes. In: Constance M McCorkle, Evelyn Mathias, and Tjaart W. Schillhorn van Veen (eds). Ethnoveterinary Research and Development. Intermediate Technology Publications, London. Pp. 207-228.

IIED.1994. Special issue on livestock. RRA Notes 20. International Institute for Environment and Development, London.

IIRR. 1996. Recording and using indigenous knowledge: A manual. International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Silang, Cavite, Philippines. [Full-text version at http://www.panasia.org.sg/iirr/. Click here for a short book announcement]

Martin, Marina.  1996.  The use of rural appraisal methods in the study of ethnoveterinary medicine.  MSc thesis, CTVM, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.  65 pp. 

Martin, Marina.  1997.  The use of rural appraisal in the study of ethno-veterinary medicine.  Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor 5(1):23.

Mathias, Evelyn. 1994. Importance and use of indigenous knowledge in sustainable development: A training module. International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), Silang, Philippines.

Mathias, Evelyn. 1994. Indigenous knowledge and sustainable development. Working Paper no. 53. International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), Silang, Philippines.

Mathias, Evelyn. 1995. Recording indigenous knowledge: An overview. In: J. Schneider (ed.). Indigenous Knowledge in Conservation of Crop Genetic Resources. Proceedings of an international workshop held in Cisarua, Bogor, Indonesia, Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 1995. CIP-ESEAP/CRIFC, Bogor, Indonesia. Pp. 19-25.

McCorkle, Constance (ed.). 1990. Improving Andean sheep and alpaca production: Recommendations from a decade of research in Peru. Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. 

Mundy, Paul and Evelyn Mathias. 1997. Participatory workshops to produce information materials on ethnoveterinary medicine. Paper prepared for the International Conference on Ethnoveterinary Medicine – Alternatives for Livestock Development, held in Pune, India, Nov. 4-6, 1997. [See also http://www.mamud.com/writeshop.htm]

Stewart, Susan. 1998. Learning together. The agricultural worker’s participatory sourcebook. Heifer Project International, Little Rock, and Christian Veterinary Mission, Seattle, USA.

Wanyama, Jacob B. 1997. Confidently used ethnoveterinary knowledge among pastoralists of Samburu, Kenya. Book 1: Methodology and results. Book 2: Preparation and administration. Intermediate Technology Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Waters-Bayer, Ann, and Wolfgang Bayer. 1994. Planning with pastoralists: PRA and more. A review of methods focused on Africa. Working Paper. GTZ, Eschborn, Germany.

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