Projects

ASNAPP (Agribusiness in Sustainable Natural African Plant Products)

ASNAPP is a non-profit organization that is helping to create and develop successful agribusinesses in the natural plant products sector. These include herbal teas, culinary herbs and spices, essential and press oils, as well as medicinal plants. Link | Read more...

African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines (AJTCAM)

AJTCAM is a peer-reviewed web-based journal that publishes research in applied medicinal plant science, including traditional and alternative medicines, food and agricultural technologies. AJTCAM is a member of the World Association of Medical Editors ... Link | Read more...

Southern Africa: PhytoTrade Africa

PhytoTrade Africa is a non-profit trade association that helps poor farmers in Southern Africa supplement their incomes from the sale of natural plant products. Phytotrade provides support for the development and marketing of products for export. Link | Read more...

Eastern Africa: Natural and Traditional Pesticides (NTRAP) Database

The NTRAP database covers natural products, including plants traditionally used for crop pest control in sub-Saharan East Africa. For each entry, information can be searched by English name, local name, scientific name, family name, country, crop and keywords. | Read more...

South Africa: Traditional Medicines (TRAMEDIII) Database

TRAMEDIII is a database developed by the South African Traditional Medicines Research Unit of the Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Cape Town. The database consists of five searchable sections containing information on traditional plants, treatments, toxicology, pharmacology and chemistry. Link | Read more...

Caribbean: CMPD (Caribbean Medicinal Plant Database)

The CMPB is a searchable database on traditional medicinal plants of Latin America and the Caribbean established by TRAMIL, an ethno-pharmacological research programme of Environmental Development Action (ENDA Tiers Monde). Link | Read more...

Pacific: Regional Germplasm Center (RGC)

The RGC was established in 1997 to assist Pacific Island countries to conserve the region's genetic resources, and to access improved crop germplasm. The Centre is using in vitro conservation techniques, and is currently giving priority to taro, yam,... Link | Read more...

Pacific: Seed Savers' Network

Based in Australia, the Seed Savers' Network is a non-profit organization that promotes the preservation, free distribution and exchange of open-pollinated seeds. Seed Savers' activities include a newsletter, seed exchange, seed bank, frequent workshops and the publication of a best-selling handbook. Link | Read more...

The Global Facilitation Unit for Underutilized Species (GFUUS)

GFUUS is an international project to exchange information and knowledge in the field of underutilized and neglected species. The GFUUS website provides access to a range of information resources, including details of specific crops, events, underutilized species, and relevant publications. Link | Read more...

PROMETRA

PROMETRA is an international NGO dedicated to the preservation and restoration of African traditional medicine and indigenous science. With headquarters in Dakar, Senegal, it has 22 chapters throughout Africa, Europe, the Caribbean and the USA. Link | Read more...

Centre for International Ethnomedicinal

CIEER is an education and research organization that promotes the exchange of ethnomedicinal knowledge worldwide. The CIEER website offers links to bibliographies, publications, research projects and events, and provides access to an international network of ethnobotany researchers. Link | Read more...

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