Medicinals herbs at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021

2021-02-08T19:43:47+00:00February 8th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

  Medicinals herbs at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021 Once again, ProFound will be presenting medicinals herbs at the Organic Africa Pavilion. This year, the Organic Africa Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial will be presenting Afrigetics and their Pelargonium Sidoides products. Read the article below to know more about  this company of medicinal herbs at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2021. Afrigetics About Afrigetics Afrigetics is a company rooted in African ethnopharmacology. They are experts in traditional medicinal knowledge and maintain strong ties with local plant users. They are leaders in sustainable harvesting and diligent partners with rural harvesters that [Read more]

Identifying opportunities in Europe for Palestinian MAPs producers

2019-03-28T11:45:30+00:00August 20th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

On behalf of CBI, ProFound recently conducted a value chain analysis (VCA) for Palestinian medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs). We analysed both the supply side in Palestine and the European market to identify bottlenecks, opportunities and possible interventions to develop the Palestinian MAPs sector. CBI will use this VCA to determine if, how and with which partners they can develop a project in the State of Palestine. Challenges for MAPs production in State of Palestine The State of Palestine is known for its production of fresh fruits and vegetables, herbs, olive oil, dates and almonds. European buyers are interested to [Read more]

Exploring the EU market for wild botanicals

2016-11-01T16:28:08+00:00June 18th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

ProFound has recently concluded a pioneer study on the EU market for wild-sourced botanicals commissioned by the Trade for Development Centre (TDC) of the Belgian Development Agency (BTC), anticipating the growing opportunities for these products in the food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. The study on wild botanicals has been carried out within the framework of TDC’s Producer Support Programme, through which financial and technical assistance is provided to producer organisations. TDC aims at economic and social empowerment of small producer organisations, by both enhancing business knowledge and improving their access to markets. In this context, the study focuses on wild-collected medicinal and aromatic [Read more]

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