Tag Archives: Wild collection of medicinal plants

Building a sustainable wild collection system through accountability & fair trade

        The Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative’s partner TRAFFIC supported by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN), WWF, and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) addressed issues around sustainability in the wild collection system through the International Standard for Sustainable Wild Collection of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (ISSC-MAP). This standard is now

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Traditional Khmer Medicine and the use and trade of wild plants in Cambodia

The Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative’s partner, TRAFFIC looks into the use and trade of wild plants and animals in traditional medicine around the globe. In rural areas in countries like Cambodia, traditional medicine is the only form of health care available. A significant proportion of the Cambodian population depends on private sources for

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