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dc.contributor.authorTechnical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-16T09:12:13Z
dc.date.available2014-10-16T09:12:13Z
dc.date.issued2002
dc.identifier.citationCTA. 2002. Living gourd museum. Spore 102. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
dc.identifier.issn1011-0054
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10568/47771
dc.descriptionWith support from the Japanese International Cooperation Agency, Kenya has established the world s first gourd museum, annex documentation centre and genebank. Gourds Lagenaria siceraria and Luffa cylindrica also known as African calabashes were often a common food and the shells are used as containers and kitchen implements. With gourds falling victim to changing lifestyles and plastic, the museum, set up and managed by the Kyanika Adult Women s Group in Kitui, north of Nairobi, will promotes their use of gourds and conserve the knowledge and genepool of currently more than 250 species.
dc.description.abstractWith support from the Japanese International Cooperation Agency, Kenya has established the world s first gourd museum, annex documentation centre and genebank. Gourds Lagenaria siceraria and Luffa cylindrica also known as African calabashes were...
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherCTA
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSpore, Spore 102
dc.sourceSpore
dc.titleLiving gourd museum
dc.typeNews Item
cg.subject.ctaCROPS
cg.identifier.statusOpen Access
cg.contributor.affiliationTechnical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation
cg.fulltextstatusFormally Published
cg.identifier.urlhttp://spore.cta.int/images/stories/pdf/old/spore102.pdf
cg.placeWageningen, The Netherlands


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