his webinar discusses the findings a the recent article, "A New Global Estimation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant Species in Commercial Cultivation and Their Conservation Status," updating estimates on medicinal plant species in cultivation and their conservation status. The speakers discuss what it took to retrieve and compile this data, its limits, and why, more broadly, accurate data matters.
Dr Christine Woda and Roberto Duarte Preuss discuss the ways that public-private partnerships can help in fostering sustainable sourcing and improve livelihoods for producers of niche products like botanicals.
In this webinar, Jane Franch of Numi Organic Tea and Kayalin Akens-Irby of Planet FWD discuss the importance of getting accurate data on carbon emissions as a foundation for taking action to reduce those emissions.
Are you really what you eat? David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé take us far beyond this well-worn adage to deliver a new truth: the roots of good health start on farms. What Your Food Ate marshals evidence from recent and forgotten science to illustrate how the health of the soil ripples through to crops, livestock, and ultimately all of us.
This session introduces a ground-breaking new report by TRAFFIC, FAO, and IUCN SSC Medicinal Plant Specialist Group, entitled WildCheck: Assessing risks and opportunities of trade in wild plant ingredients.
Jan Von Enden, Martin Bauer Group; Kevin Casey, Banyan Botanicals; and Yuca Waarts, Wageningen University discuss the social and economic dimensions of growing and harvesting botanical raw materials for the global market.
Puspa Ghimire, Nepal; Tarun Prajapati, India; and Paulo Barriga, Peru discuss the challenges of the past year in producing and supplying high quality, sustainable, and fairly traded botanicals to the global market.
Tal Johnson and Sebastian Pole discuss the responsibilities and challenges of bringing values into a business and the balance of staying true to the mission of a company and evolving to meet changing circumstances.
Loren Israelsen, Angela McElwee, and Ajay Patel discuss the challenges the botanical industry is facing in terms of supply and sourcing and steps to ensure sustainability practices are not compromised.