African Journal of
Environmental Science and Technology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0786
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJEST
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 1083

Full Length Research Paper

An analytical assessment of brick moulding processes and its impact on local ecosystems, biodiversity, environment and human health in a rural Zimbabwean village

Chipfakacha Vitalis Goodwell
  • Chipfakacha Vitalis Goodwell
  • School of Sciences and Technology Health Systems, Botswana Open University, Gaborone, Botswana.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 21 April 2022
  •  Accepted: 19 August 2022
  •  Published: 30 November 2022

References

Anaikaiye TE, Edokpayi JN,Odiyo JO,and Piketh SJ. (2021). Traditional brick making, Environmental and Socioeconomic Impacts: A Case Study of Vembe District, South Africa. Sustainability 213:10659.
Crossref

 

Calvalcanti de Fuegeredo RE (2015). Nutritional and Medicinal Values of Flying termites Edible and Medicinal Termites; a global view. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine pp. 11-29.
Crossref

 

Charles K, Vincent TM, Augustine G (2017). Knowledge and perceptions of plant viral diseases by different stakeholders in Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector: Implications for disease management. African Journal of Agricultural Research 12(21):1832-1840.
Crossref

 

Costa-Neto EM (2005a). The use of insects in folks' medicine. Human Ecology 30(2):245-263.
Crossref

 

Costa-Neto EM. (2005b). Entomotherapy or medicinal use of Insects. Journal of Ethnobiology 25(1):93-114.
Crossref

 

Hashemi A, Cruicshank H, Cheshmehzang A (2015). Environmental Impact and Embodied energy of construction Methods and Materials in low income Tropical Housing: Sustainability 7(6):7866-7883.
Crossref

 

Healthline. Benefits of Plums and Prunes.

View

 

Healthline. Nutrition.

View

 

Herald (2017). Brick moulding and the Environment.

View   

 

India Today. 5 Health benefits you can reap by eating plums.

View

 

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report (IPCC) (2013). Working Group Report. ARS. Climate Change.

View

 

Kinyuru JN, Konyole SO, Roos N, Onyango CA, Owino VO, Owuor BO, Kenji GM (2013). Nutrient composition of four species of winged termites consumed in western Kenya. Journal of food composition and analysis 30(2):120-124.
Crossref

 

Macheka MT, Maharaj P, Nzima D (2018). Choosing between environmental conservation and survival: Livelihoods environmental risks in rural Zimbabwe:

View

 
 

 

Mahdjoub N, Kalina M, Augustine A, Tilley E (2021). Innovating traditional building materials in Chembe, Malawi: assessing post-consumer waste glass and burnt clay bricks for performance and circularity. International Journal of Engineering 14(4):874-883.
Crossref

 

Perex A (2009). Interlocking Soil Blocks, Appropriate earth technologies in Uganda: HS11184I09LE: UN Human Settlement Programme: Nairobi Kenya 2009.

 

Pinterest. Pin on Health benefits of Snot. Pin on health benefits of snot apple.

View

 

Srivastava SK, Babu N, Pandey H (2009) Traditional bio prospecting; as human food and Medicine. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge 8(4):485-494.

 

Top eight edible insects in Zimbabwe:

View

 

Van HA (2017). Cultural significance of termites in Sub-Saharan Africa. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13(1):1-2.
Crossref

 

Wikipedia.

View

 

Zimbabwe indigenous wild fruits:

View