1997
  • Non-ICIMOD Publication

Marketing medicinal teas in northern Ecuador

  • Sulser, T.

In the northern highland sierra of Ecuador, marketing of medicinal teas on a micro-enterprise and supplementary income level offers an opportunity to apply indigenous knowledge to sustainable grassroots development. At the same, this type of project promotes in situ conservation of both indigenous knowledge and biodiversity. This article presents and discusses a project that is currently achieving successes and holds more promises for the future.

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