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10 Gathering From The Land

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A variety of other resources of value to residents of the two villages (Guquka and Koloni) is also obtained from the rangelands and arable lands and from other components of the landscape. It is now well established that rangelands in rural areas with communal rangelands also provide residents with a wide variety of products and values in addition to provide forage for domestic animals. Rosenberg referred to “non-cultivated natural resources (NCNR)”, which term seems almost redundant because by definition range or veld consists of non-cultivated lands. Excluding livestock, he found six categories of resources to be of significant economic and cultural value to the community: clay, cow dung, water, wood, thatch and medicinal plants. The work of Shackleton et al. in the nearby Kat River valley does not fully support Rosenberg’s impression that the poorer households are making more use of these resources than those better off economically.

Keywords: arable lands; Guquka; Kat River valley; Koloni; medicinal plants; non-cultivated natural resources (NCNR); Rosenberg; Shackleton

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