Issue 26: Traditional plants

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Caribbean Botanic Gardens for Conservation Conference

The 2nd conference of the Caribbean Botanic Gardens for Conservation network will be held at the Belize Botanic Gardens from 30 October to 5 November 2005. Organized in collaboration with the Association of Latin American and Caribbean Botanic Gardens ... Link | Read more...

GIS Mapping of Traditional Healers

The IKS [Health] Lead Programme is developing a GPS mapping of traditional healers in the country. This project has started in KwaZulu-Natal. The project documents up to the point in the Globe the location of traditional healers, their specialties,... | Read more...

African Journal Of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines

The African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative medicines (AJTCAM), a new broad-based journal, is founded on two key tenets: To publish exciting research in all areas of applied medicinal plants, Traditional medicines, Complementary... Link | Read more...

Plant Resources of Tropical Africa (PROTA)

African and European researchers have launched an ambitious international 'information mobilisation' project in Nairobi, to disclose the existing knowledge of useful plants of tropical Africa. The project intends to synthesize dispersed information... Link | Read more...

Combining Mobile GIS and Indigenous Knowledge in Community Managed Forests

For local communities in developing countries to be accredited for their forest management by international carbon funds, they need to supply verifiable data to support their claims. A PDA running ArcPad software and connected to a GPS can supply the... Link | Read more...

MedPlan

MedPlant is a website of the Global Information Network on Medicinal Plants, supported by IDRC and Bellanet. | Read more...

Enda-Santé

The Enda-Santé programme of the NGO Enda tiers-monde (BP 3370, Dakar, Senegal - Fax: + 221 8 22 26 95 - Email: endaste@enda.sn) works on enhancing the use of medicinal plants and traditional medicine. Link | Read more...

World Health Organization (WHO)-Traditional Medicine

The traditional medicine web page of WHO web site provides global overview of the status of traditional medicines in health-care systems. It provides either whole document or description on the documents on guidelines, standards for manufacturing,... Link | Read more...

Tropical Plant Database

This database provides information on the plants of the Amazon Rainforest. It is continuously upgraded as more and more rainforest plants are researched. The plant data is linked through various menus to enable both professional readers and novice to access the available plant information. Link | Read more...

Traditional Oriental Medicine Database (TradiMed)

TradiMed database is derived from the knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicines and has been constructed by the Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. | Read more...

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