Funding for this research was provided by:
Agricultural Research Council (ARC Project ID: 100148-Y5)
Received: 27 May 2019
Accepted: 31 January 2020
First Online: 6 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Written approval for the study was obtained from the Tshwane University of Technology, with ethics clearance from the Faculty of Science Committees for Research Ethics (Reference number FCRE2016/06/001SCI) and the House of Traditional Leaders to conduct the study in their areas of jurisdiction. The latter required two presentations, which emphasised their roles in guiding communities regarding their customs and traditions and their consent to administer questionnaires to the community and use of their animals in the study. An information leaflet was provided to each prospective particpant regarding the study and written consent was obtained from all those included in the study. No minors (below 18 years of age) were included in the study.
: Not Applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.