Ethnovet Project

Contact: Foster Baba Awuni (foster@acdep.org), project coordinator

Ethnovet project introduction

Ethnovet Project: Promoting Ethnoveterinary Medicine for Sustainable Livestock Husbandry in Northern Ghana Introduction The 3-year Ethnovet Project (2019–2022), funded by Misereor/KZE (Catholic Central Agency for Development Aid, Germany), is being implemented by the Association of Church-based Development Projects (ACDEP), an NGO in northern Ghana. It is working in four districts in the Northern, North East …

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Final report on pilot Ethnovet Project in Ghana (2019–23)

The Misereor-funded pilot project “Promoting Ethnoveterinary Medicine for Sustainable Animal Husbandry Practices in Northern Ghana” (Ethnovet Project) started in October 2019 and continued until May 2023. It sought to improve the health and productivity of livestock kept by male and female small-scale farmers through increased recognition and use of ethnoveterinary medicine (EVM) as a complementary …

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Policy workshop on promoting ethnoveterinary medicine in Ghana

The 4-year project “Promoting Ethnoveterinary Medicine for Sustainable Animal Husbandry Practices in Northern Ghana” funded by Misereor (Germany) wrapped up with a 2-day National Stakeholders Workshop on 17–18 May 2023 in Tamale, Ghana. The project aimed to improve animal health, production and productivity by small-scale farmers through increased recognition and use of ethnoveterinary medicine (EVM) …

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Prolinnova–Ghana annual report 2022

The Country Platform (CP) in Ghana has been very active in the past year. The National Steering Committee (NSC), the technical support team (Working Group) and the local multistakeholder platforms (MSPs) at the total of six action-learning sites continued to support the two main projects: Scaling Up Local Capacity to Innovate in Food and Nutrition …

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Prolinnova–Ghana NSC meeting with field visit

The November 2022 meeting of the National Steering Committee (NSC) of Prolinnova–Ghana included two days of field visits to the Walewale and Bongo action-learning sites before the actual meeting was held at the office of ACDEP, the host organisation for the Country Platform. The field visits gave NSC members an opportunity to see Prolinnova activities …

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Ethnovet project report Oct 2021 – Mar 2022

Promoting Ethnoveterinary Medicine for Sustainable Animal Husbandry Practices in Northern Ghana (Ethnovet project) is a 3-year (Oct 2019–Sept 2022) project being implemented in four districts in northern Ghana. It seeks to improve the health and productivity of the livestock of small-scale farmers through increased recognition and use of ethnoveterinary medicine (EVM) as a complementary and …

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Progress in Year 2 of Ethnovet Project in Ghana

The Misereor-funded Ethnovet Project – Promoting Ethnoveterinary Medicine for Sustainable Animal Husbandry Practices in Northern Ghana – has completed its second of three years of operation (2019–22). This second annual progress report (Oct 2020 – Sept 2021) describes the activities implemented and outputs achieved in Year 2. These included: literature review on ethnobotanicals and phytochemical …

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Progress in the Ethnovet Project Oct 2020-Mar 2021

In this progress report, Foster Awuni, coordinator of the Misereor-supported Ethnovet project, describes activities and outputs achieved in the period from 1 October 2020 to 31 March 2021 and some challenges faced. He then outlines activities planned for April–June 2021. The activities implemented in the reporting period included: literature review on ethnobotanicals and phytochemical properties …

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Ethnovet progress report for Year 1

The Misereor-funded Ethnovet project – Promoting Ethnoveterinary Medicine for Sustainable Animal Husbandry Practices in Northern Ghana – has completed its first of three years of operation (2019–22). This first annual progress report (Oct 2019 – Sept 2020) describes changes in the project context, activities and outputs achieved in Year 1, an assessment of risks and …

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Progress in the Ethnovet Project Oct 2019–Mar 2020

The 3-year project “Promoting Ethnoveterinary Medicine for Sustainable Livestock Husbandry Practices in Northern Ghana” (Ethnovet) is being implemented in northern Ghana with funds from Misereor (Germany). The project coordinator Foster Awuni in ACDEP (Association of Church-based Development Projects) reports on the first half-year of partnership with local ethnovet practitioners, the Animal Research Institute of the …

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