Socio-economic aspects of the sustainable harvesting of buchu (Agathosma Betulina) with particular emphasis on the Elandskloof community

by Williams, Samantha

Abstract (Summary)
The aim of this thesis was to explore the socio-economic factors that impact on the sustainable harvesting of buchu in the Western Cape of South Africa. Some of the factors that were explored include poverty, natural resource tenure, legislation, and local practices with regard to the harvesting of buchu.
Bibliographical Information:


School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:rutaceae botanical drug industry south africa western cape medicinal plants economic aspects materia medica vegetable


Date of Publication:01/01/2005

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