Research Output 1983 2017

2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

A conceptual approach to unveil traditional homegardens as fields of social practice

Lope-Alzina, D. G., 10 Nov 2017, In : Ethnobiology and Conservation. 6, 19.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
biological resources
environmental management
social environment
embryophytes
transform
2014
12 Citations (Scopus)

Dormancy and revitalization: The fate of ethnobotanical knowledge of camel forage among Sahrawi nomads and refugees of western Sahara

Volpato, G. & Puri, R. K., 26 Jun 2014, In : Ethnobotany Research and Applications. 12, 1, p. 183-210 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
nomadic people
dormancy
camels
refugee
forage
5 Citations (Scopus)

Eghindi among Sahrawi refugees of Western Sahara

Volpato, G., 2014, In : Medical Anthropology. 33, 2, p. 160-177

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Western Sahara
Northern Africa
Refugees
refugee
illness
Open Access
exile
refugee
Social Relations
social ecology
cosmetics
6 Citations (Scopus)

The material and cultural recovery of camels and camel husbandry among Sahrawi refugees of Western Sahara

Volpato, G. & Howard, P., 1 Dec 2014, In : Pastoralism. 4, 1, 7.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
camels
nomadic people
cultural heritage
coping strategies
Algeria
2013
12 Citations (Scopus)

A reward for patience and suffering – Ethnomycology and commodification of desert truffles among Sahrawi refugees and nomads of Western Sahara

Volpato, G., Rossi, D. & Dentoni, D., 2013, In : Economic Botany. 67, 2, p. 147-160

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

nomadic people
truffles
deserts
Tirmania
income

Human resilience in the face of biodiversity tipping points at local and regional scales

Howard, P. L., 2013, Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future. O’Riordan, T. & Lenton, T. (eds.). Oxford, UK: British Academy/OUP, p. 104-126 300 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Use, production and conservation of palm fiber in South America: A review

Isaza, C., Bernal, R. & Howard, P. L., 2013, In : Journal of Human Ecology. 42, 1, p. 69-93

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Astrocaryum
South America
geographical distribution
Attalea
Syagrus
5 Citations (Scopus)

‘Everybody knows’, but the rest of the world: the case of a caterpillar-borne reproductive loss syndrome in dromedary camels observed by Sahrawi pastoralists of Western Sahara

Volpato, G., Di Nardo, A., Rossi, D., Lamin Saleh, S. & Broglia, A., 2013, In : Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. 9, 5.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Western Sahara
Northern Africa
Camelus
Camelus dromedarius
camels
8 Citations (Scopus)

‘I used to be ashamed’. The influence of an educational program on tribal and non-tribal children's knowledge and valuation of wild food plants

Cruz Garcia, G. S. & Howard, P. L., 2013, In : Learning and Individual Differences. 27, p. 234-240

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Edible Plants
educational program
food
Social Stigma
Diet
2012

Avances y vacios en la investigación en huertos familiares de la Península de Yucatán

Lope-Alzina, D. G., 2012, El Huerto Familiar del Sureste de México. Mariaca Méndez, R. (ed.). Tabasco, MX: ECOSUR-SERNAPAM, p. 98-110 544 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Aves y Huertos de México

Vásquez-Dávila, M. A. (ed.) & Lope-Alzina, D. G. (ed.), 2012, Oaxaca, MX: Carteles Editores. 134 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook editingAcademic

Estado actual de la investigación en huertos familiares en Mesoamérica

Lope-Alzina, D. G., 2012, Aves y huertos de México. Vásquez-Dávila, M. A. & Lope-Alzina, D. G. (eds.). Oaxaca, MX: Carteles Editores, p. 126-127

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Estudio e intervención en el sistema huertos familiares en México: hacia la integración bajo un enfoque multi e interdisciplinario

Lope-Alzina, D. G., Vásquez-Dávila, M. A., Mariaca, R. & Flores-Guido, J. S., 2012, Aves y huertos de México. Vásquez-Dávila, M. A. & Lope-Alzina, D. G. (eds.). Oaxaca, MX: Carteles Editores, p. 130-131

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

14 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Western Sahara
Perfume
perfumes
Northern Africa
Refugees
26 Citations (Scopus)

In search of the perfect aphrodisiac: Parallel use of bitter tonics in West Africa and the Caribbean

van Andel, T. R., Mitchell, S., Volpato, G., Vandebroek, I., Swier, J., Ruysschaert, S., Rentería Jiménez, C. A. & Raes, N., 2012, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 143, 3, p. 840-850

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Aphrodisiacs
Western Africa
Herbal Medicine
West Indies
Creativity

La agrobiodiversidad de los huertos familiares en Santa Catarina Juquila, Oaxaca: aspectos etnobiológicos

Sánchez-Cortés, C. E., Montaño-Contreras, E. A., Vásquez-Dávila, M. A. & Lope-Alzina, D. G., 2012, Aves y huertos de México. Vásquez-Dávila, M. A. & Lope-Alzina, D. G. (eds.). Oaxaca, MX: Carteles Editores, p. 116-117

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

La diversidad vegetal en solares y el empoderamiento de mujeres en comunidades aledañas a la Reserva de la Biosfera Calakmul

Perea-Mercado, S. L., Alayón, J. A. & Lope-Alzina, D. G., 2012, Aves y huertos de México. Vásquez-Dávila, M. A. & Lope-Alzina, D. G. (eds.). Oaxaca, MX: Carteles Editores, p. 90-91

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Manejo y conservación de la agrobiodiversidad y biodiversidad en huertos familiares indígenas de Oaxaca, México: Un enfoque biocultural

Vásquez-Dávila, M. A. & Lope-Alzina, D. G., 2012, Los huertos familiares de Mesoamérica: su importancia florística, ecológica, económica, etnobotánica, alternativas de uso y su conservación. Flores-Guido, J. S. (ed.). Mérida, MX: Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, p. 280-308

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Redefiniendo los huertos familiares

Vásquez-Dávila, M. A. & Lope-Alzina, D. G., 2012, Aves y huertos de México. Vásquez-Dávila, M. A. & Lope-Alzina, D. G. (eds.). Oaxaca, MX: Carteles Editores, p. 132-133

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The structure, composition, and functions of homegardens: Focus on the Yucatan Peninsula

Lope-Alzina, D. G. & Howard, P. L., 2012, In : Revista Etnoecologica. 9, 1, p. 17-41

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

species diversity
economics
world
2011

Avances y vacíos en la investigación sobre huertos familiares: énfasis en Mesoamérica

Lope-Alzina, D. G., 2011, Mesoamericana: special issue. Bonilla-Barbosa, J. R., Luna-Figueroa, J. & Chassot, O. (eds.). Cuernavaca, Morelos, México: Sociedad Mesoamericana para la Biología y la Conservación, Vol. 15. p. 325

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

Nombres de las variedades: ¿Un punto de entrada a la diversidad genética de los cultivos y a su distribución en los agroecosistemas?

Sadiki, M., Jarvis, D. I., Rijal, D., Bajracharya, J., Hue, N., Camacho, T., Burgos, L., Sawadogo, M., Lope-Alzina, D. G., Arias, L., Mar, I., Karamura, D., Williams, D., Chávez-Servia, J., Sthapit, B. & Rao, V., 2011, Manejo de la Biodiversidad en los Ecosistemas Agrícolas. Jarvis, D. I., Padoch, C. & Cooper, D. (eds.). New York, USA: Columbia University Press, p. 37-81

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Citations (Scopus)

The roles of local, national and international designations in conserving biocultural diversity on a landscape scale

Hay-Edie, T., Howard, P. L., Martin, G. & McCandless, S., 2011, In : International Journal of Heritage Studies. 17, 6, p. 527-536

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialAcademicpeer-review

2010
4 Citations (Scopus)

Culture and agrobiodiversity: understanding the links

Howard, P. L., 2010, Nature and Culture: Rebuilding Lost Connections. Pilgrim, S. & Pretty, J. (eds.). Oxford: Earthscan, p. 163-184 275 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

9 Citations (Scopus)

Small ruminant feed systems: perceptions and practices in the transitional zone of Ghana

Duku, S., van der Zijpp, A. J. & Howard, P. L., 2010, In : Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine. 6, 15 p., 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Ghana
Ruminants
small ruminants
farmer
village
2009

Book Review - Changing Forests. Collective Action, Common Property, and Coffee in Honduras

Howard, P. L., 2009, In : Mountain Research and Development. 29, p. 364

Research output: Contribution to journalBook reviewProfessional

32 Citations (Scopus)

Migration and Ethnobotanical Practices: The Case of Tifey Among Haitian Immigrants in Cuba

Volpato, G., Godinez, D. & Beyra, A., 2009, In : Human Ecology. 37, 1, p. 43-53

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Cuba
immigrant
migration
sociocultural factors
medicinal plant
2008

A Scientific Conceptual Framework and Strategic Principles for the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems Programme from a Social-Ecological Systems Perspective

Howard, P. L., Puri, R., Smith, L. & Altierri, M., 2008, Rome: UNDP/FAO. 141 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportAcademic

Open Access

Gender and Forage Resource Use in the Transitional Zone of Ghana

Duku, S., van der Zijpp, A. J. & Howard, P., 2008, Book of Abstracts: Tropentag 2008: International Conference on Research for Development in Agriculture and Forestry, Food and Natural Resource Management. Göttingen: Cuvillier Verlag, p. 408-408

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstract

Ghana
forage
gender
small ruminants
crops
10 Citations (Scopus)

Medicinal plants sold at the El Rio Market, Camaguey, Cuba

Godinez-Caraballo, D. & Volpato, G., 2008, In : Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad. 79, 1, p. 243-259

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

contusions
musculoskeletal diseases
herbal medicines
Cuba
Lamiaceae
2007
33 Citations (Scopus)

Are there Customary Rights to Plants? An Inquiry Among the Baganda (Uganda), with Special Attention to Gender

Howard, P. L. & Nabanoga, G., 2007, In : World Development. 35, 9, p. 1542-1563

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Uganda
gender
common property
Social Norms
intellectual property

Female headed households and common property in Tigray

Howard-Borjas, P. & Smith, E., 2007, In : Zoll+ : Schriftenreihe oesterreichischer Landschaftsplanung und Landschaftsoekologie. 10, p. 81-85

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

Flora y vegetación en zonas aledañas a Playa Florida, Camagüey

Plasencia Fraga, J. M., Barreto Valdés, A., Godínez Caraballo, D., Acosta Gutiérrez, Z., Enríquez Salgueiro, N., Sedeño Bueno, E. & Volpato, G., 2007, In : Agrisost. 11, 1, p. np

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

8 Citations (Scopus)

Procurement of traditional remedies and transmission of medical knowledge among Sahrawi people displaced in southwestern Algerian refugee camps

Volpato, G., Ahmadi Emhamed, A., Mohamed Lamin Saleh, S., Broglia, A. & di Lello, S., 2007, Traveling Plants and Cultures : The Ethnobiology and Ethnopharmacy of Human Migrations. Pieroni, A. & Vandebroek, I. (eds.). Oxford, p. 245-269 (Studies in Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology; no. 7).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2006

Gender and social dynamics in swidden and homegardens in Latin America

Howard, P., 2006, Tropical homegardens: A time-tested example of sustainable agroforestry. Kumar, B. M. & Nair, P. K. R. (eds.). Dordrecht: Springer Verlag, p. 159-184 377 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Leaving two thirds out of development: Female headed households and common property resources in the highlands of Tigray, Ethiopia

Howard, P. & Smith, E., 2006, Rome: FAO. 94 p. (LSP working paper; no. 40)

Research output: Book/ReportReportAcademic

Open Access

Medicinal foods in Cuba: Promoting health in the household

Volpato, G. & Godínez, D., 2006, Eating and Healing: Explorations of Traditional Food as Medicine. Pieroni, A. & Price, L. L. (eds.). Binghamton, NY, USA: Haworth Press, p. 213-235 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2005

Are There Customary Rights to Plants? An Inquiry Among the Baganda (Uganda), with Special Attention to Gender

Howard, P. L. & Nabanoga, G., 2005, Washington: IFPRI. 60 p. (CAPRi Working Papers; no. 44)

Research output: Book/ReportReportAcademic

Open Access

Transgressing boundaries : Gendered Spaces, Species and Indigenous Forest Management in Uganda

Nabanoga, G., 2005, 220 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access
Uganda
management
resources
gender relations
conservation
2004
10 Citations (Scopus)

Domestication process of two Solanum section Lasiocarpa species among Amerindians in the Upper Orinoco, Venezuela, with special focus on Piaroa Indians

Volpato, G., Marcucci, R., Tornadore, N. & Paoletti, M. G., 2004, In : Economic Botany. 58, 2, p. 184-194

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

American Indians
Solanum
domestication
Venezuela
Solanum sessiliflorum

Estudios etnobotánicos sobre plantas medicinales en la provincia de Camagüey (Cuba)

Beyra, A., León, M., Iglesias, E., Ferrándiz, D., Herrera, R., Volpato, G., Godínez, D., Guimarais, M. & Alvarez, R., 2004, In : Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid. 61, 2, p. 185-204

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

Ethnobotany of pru, a traditional Cuban refreshment

Volpato, G. & Godínez, D., 2004, In : Economic Botany. 58, 3, p. 381-395

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

ethnobotany
Cuba
Gouania
Pimenta dioica
Smilax

Etnobotanica delle grappe medicinali nel Veneto (Italia)

Volpato, G., 2004, In : De Rerum Natura : Quaderni del Museo di Storia Naturale e Archeologia di Montebelluna. 2004, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

138 Citations (Scopus)

Herbal mixtures in the traditional medicine of Eastern Cuba

Hernández, J. & Volpato, G., 2004, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 90, 2, p. 293-316

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Cuba
Traditional Medicine
Erythroxylaceae
Vitaceae
Cissus
40 Citations (Scopus)

Natural Remedies and Nutraceuticals Used in Ethnoveterinary Practices in Inland Southern Italy

Pieroni, A., Howard, P., Volpato, G. & Santoro, R. F., 2004, In : Veterinary Research Communications. 28, 1, p. 55-80

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Dietary Supplements
animal health
functional foods
Italy
health services
2003
177 Citations (Scopus)

A review of plants used in folk veterinary medicine in Italy as basis for a databank

Viegi, L., Pieroni, A., Guarrera, P. M. & Vangelisti, R., 2003, In : Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 89, 2/3, p. 221-244

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Phytotherapy
Veterinary Medicine
Traditional Medicine
Italy
Botany