PRO.SOS – Sustainable production of medicine plants in Song Dong district
|Geographical Area||Vietnam: Bac Giang, Son Dong|
€503,329 Italy’s grant +
Pioneering the sustainable domestic cultivation of healing herbs in Son Dong district of Bac Giang province. Healing herbs are key to the livelihoods of the local population, largely composed of ethnic minorities.
- development of a production model with increased productivity and environmental sustainability of healing herbs cultivation, contributing to people’s income and to preventing the extinction of many of these plants;
- awareness-raising of local community about biodiversity and environmental conservation and protection. Cultivators were linked to pharmaceutical companies in order to ensure sustainability of project results.
Centro Italiano Aiuti all’Infanzia (CIAI)