Latest news from the FairWild Foundation

Thursday
Sep132018

Project LENA awarded German sustainability award

Kirsten Palme, TRAFFIC's LENA Project Manager, accepts the sustainability award at the ceremony in Berlin © Ullrich Wessollek / RENN.mitteBerlin, Germany, 12th September 2018—The international Interreg DTP project "LENA” (Local Economy and Nature Conservation in the Danube Region) and its activities towards the sustainble rural development  of protected areas have been awarded with the German sustainability award for projects: ”Projekt Nachhaltigkeit 2018” by the Regional Network Units Sustainability Strategies (RENN).

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Friday
Aug172018

FairWild en español! FairWild video in Spanish released today

17 August 2018

This month, thanks to an initiative from Organic Herb Trading Company (OHTC), FairWild Foundation has released the FairWild movie in Spanish. Watch it here:

 

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Friday
Jul062018

Wild botanicals in products you consume: FairWild Week highlights trends, threats and opportunities

Cambridge, UK, 6th July 2018—last week the spotlight firmly shone on the often unspoken role of wild plants in our everyday lives.

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Monday
Jul022018

Enhancing Practical Skills for Sustainable Trade in Wild Plants in Guangxi

Wild plant collectors walk through fields in Chongzuo © TRAFFIC/Zhi Zheng

Chongzuo, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, 21st–22nd May, 2018—TRAFFIC, together with its local partners, organised a Community Training Workshop on Sustainable Wild-Harvesting of Gynostemma pentaphyllum and Dendranthema indicumin in Longdeng Village, Chongzuo, in southwest of Guangxi province which borders Viet Nam.

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Monday
Jun252018

Meet the hidden wild plants in your daily routines

It’s time to stand up for the wild plants in our daily lives #FairWildWeek is this year celebrated from 25th June to 1st July 2018

In a world dominated by technology, sprawling cities and the latest gadgetry, it often feels as though our connection to the wild has all but disappeared. But perhaps not as much as we might fear …

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