Publications on ethnoveterinary medicine up to the end of 1998

This page lists selected references on ethnoveterinary medicine published before 1999. All but McGregor 1994 are abstracted in:

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


Baerts, Martine, Jean Lehmann, Michel Ansay, and Kakule Kasonia. 1996. A few medicinal plants used in traditional veterinary medicine: A data bank. Louvain University Press, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. 

Bazalar, H., and C. M. McCorkle, eds. 1989. Estudios Etnoveterinarios en Comunidades Altoandinas del Perú. Lluvia Editores, Lima, Peru.

Bizimana, N. 1994. Traditional veterinary practice in Africa. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ). Roßdorf, Germany.

deMaar, T. W. 1992. Ask what's in those bottles. Ceres: The FAO Review 24(4):40-45.

Dwivedi, S. K., ed.  1998.  Techniques for scientific validation and evaluation of ethnoveterinary practices.  ICAR Summer Short Course (August 3-12, 1998).  Division of Medicine, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar 234122, Uttar Pradesh, India.  119 pp.

FAO (based on the work of C. G. Sivadas). 1980. Preliminary study of traditional systems of veterinary medicine. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand.

FAO (based on the work of J. V. Anjaria). 1984a. Traditional (indigenous) systems of veterinary medicine for small farmers in India. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand.

FAO (based on the work of P. Buranamanus). 1984b. Traditional (indigenous) systems of veterinary medicine for small farmers in Thailand. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand.

FAO (based on the work of D. D. Joshi). 1984c. Traditional (indigenous) systems of veterinary medicine for small farmers in Nepal. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand. [Reprinted in 1991.]

FAO (based on the work of M. Maqsood). 1986. Traditional (indigenous) systems of veterinary medicine for small farmers in Pakistan. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand.

FAO (based on the work of S. B. Dhanapala). 1991a. Traditional Veterinary Medicine in Sri Lanka. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand.

FAO (based on the work of S. Poedjomartono). 1991b. Traditional veterinary medicine in Indonesia. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand.

FAO. 1992. Traditional veterinary medicine in the Philippines. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand. [No authors named.]

Kasonia, K., and M. Ansay, eds. 1994. Métissages en Santé Animale de Madagascar à Haiti: Actes du Séminaire d'Ethnopharmacopée Vétérinaire "KAGALA," un Partage de Savoirs - Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, 15-22 Avril 1993. Presses Universitaires de Namur, Namur, Belgium.

Mathias, Evelyn. 1996. How can ethnoveterinary medicine be used in field projects? Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor 4(2):6-7.

Mathias, E., and C. M. McCorkle. 1997. Animal health. In: J. Bunders, B. Haverkort, and W. Hiemstra, eds. Biotechnology: Building on farmers' knowledge.  MacMillan Education Publishing, Basingstoke, UK. Pp. 22-51.

Mathias, E., D. V. Rangnekar, and C. M. McCorkle, eds. 1998. Ethnoveterinary medicine: Alternatives for livestock development. Proceedings of an International Conference held in Pune, India, on November 4-6, 1997. Vol. 2: Abstracts. BAIF Development Research Foundation, Pune, India. [Abstracts available at http://www.vetwork.org.uk/pune20.htm

Mathias-Mundy, E., and C. M. McCorkle. 1989. Ethnoveterinary Medicine: An annotated bibliography. Bibliographies in Technology and Social Change No. 6. Center for Indigenous Knowledge and Agricultural and Rural Development (CIKARD). Iowa State University Research Foundation, Ames, Iowa, USA. 

Mathias-Mundy, E., and C. M. McCorkle. 1995. Ethnoveterinary medicine and development: A review of the literature. In: D. M. Warren, L. J. Slikkerveer, and D. Brokensha, eds. The cultural dimension of development: Indigenous knowledge systems. Intermediate Technology Publications, London, UK. Pp. 488-498.

Mathias-Mundy, E., and T. B. Murdiati, eds. 1991. Traditional veterinary medicine for small ruminants in Java. Indonesian Small Ruminant Network, Bogor, Indonesia.

Matzigkeit, U. 1990. Natural veterinary medicine: Ectoparasites in the Tropics. Verlag Josef Margraf Scientific Books for AGRECOL. Weikersheim, Germany. 

McCorkle, C. M. 1986. An introduction to ethnoveterinary research and development. Journal of Ethnobiology 6(1):129-149.

McCorkle, C. M. 1989. Veterinary anthropology. Human Organization 48(2):156-162.

McCorkle, C. M. 1995. Back to the future: Lessons from ethnoveterinary RD&E for studying and applying local knowledge. Agriculture and Human Values 12(2):52-80.

McCorkle, C. M. 1996. Intersectoral healthcare delivery. In: Chesworth, J. ed. The ecology of health: Identifying issues and alternatives. Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, California, USA. Pp. 187-200.

McCorkle, C. M., and E. Mathias-Mundy. 1992. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Africa. Africa: Journal of the International African Institute (London) 62(1):59-93.

McCorkle, C. M., E. Mathias, and T. W. Schillhorn van Veen, eds. 1996. Ethnoveterinary research & development. Intermediate Technology Publications, London, UK.

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McGregor, Elizabeth. 1994. Indigenous and local community knowledge in animal health and production systems – gender perspectives. World Women’s Veterinary Association, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, and World Council of Indigenous Peoples, Ontario, Canada.

OIE (ed.). 1994. Revue Scientifique et Technique de l'Office International des Épizooties. Volume 13, Issue 2, entitled Anciennes Méthodes de Prophylaxie des Maladies Animales -- Early Methods of Animal Disease Control -- Los Antiguos Métodos de Profilaxis de las Enfermedades Animales. OIE, Paris, France.

Ramdas, Sagari R., and Nitya S. Ghotge. 1996. Ethnoveterinary research in India: An annotated bibliography. Unpublished manuscript. ANTHRA, B-224, Sainikpuri, Secunderabad-500 094, India.

Schillhorn van Veen, T. W. 1997. Sense or nonsense? Traditional methods of animal parasitic disease control. Veterinary Parasitology 71(2,3):177-194.

Schoen, A., and S. Wynn, eds. 1997. Complementary and alternative veterinary medicine. Mosby-Year Book Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Schwabe, C. W., and I. M. Kuojok. 1991. Practices and beliefs of the traditional Dinka health healer in relation to provision of modern medical and veterinary services for the southern Sudan. Human Organization 40:231-238.

Sollod, A. E., K. Wolfgang, and J. A. Knight. 1984. Veterinary anthropology: Interdisciplinary methods in pastoral systems research. In: J. R. Simpson and P. Evangelou, eds. Livestock development in subsaharan Africa: Constraints, prospects, policy. Westview Press, Boulder, CO, USA. Pp. 285-302.