The Increased Harvest and Trade of Devil’s Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) and Its Impacts on the Peoples and Environment of Namibia, Botswana and South Africa

Summary
This paper attempts to synthesize the various existing reports about Devil’s Claw, and thus to formulate a coherent and comprehensive picture both of the various aspects of its harvest and sale, and of the impacts resulting from increasing demand.

Author
Katrin Grote

Organization
GFU

File type
PDF

Topic
SOCIAL AND EQUITY ISSUES

Related topics
POST HARVEST AND VALUE ADDING, MARKETS AND MARKETING

Underutilized species mentioned
Harpagophytum procumbens

Keywords
agrobiodiversity, conservation (storage), ecosystems, ethnobotany, income generation, postharvest activities, socioeconomic development

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The Increased Harvest and Trade of Devil’s Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens) and Its Impacts on the Peoples and Environment of Namibia, Botswana and South Africa


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