FairWild Videos


How the incredible power of plants can save the world - Sebastian Pole

How the incredible power of plants can save the world from TRAFFIC on Vimeo. Watch the inspirational talk from Sebastian Pole, Master Herbsmith at Pukka Herbs, delivered as part of the Earth Optimism event in April 2017.


Sustainable Harvesting and Trade in Bac Kan Province, Viet Nam

A short video about medicinal plant havesting in Bac Kan province, produced as part of a project implemented by the conservation NGO TRAFFIC. The FairWild Standard is used as the sustainability framework for the project, which has received funding from the Keidanren Nature Conservation Fund (KNCF) and now the UK's Darwin Initiative.


Green Economies - FairWild in India's Western Ghats

This video introduces two conservation projects funded by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) in India's Western Ghats. In Maharashtra (start at 5.13 min), Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) has developed green economies based on sustainable harvesting of non-timber forest products, according to the FairWild Standard. Introducing new and original ideas into the Western Ghats' rural economic systems, AERF has demonstrated benefits of linking producers to markets for environmentally sustainable products - for both conservation and livelihoods. For more information visit the project website.


Mainstreaming Biodiversity Management into Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Production Processes in Lebanon

The FairWild Standard (its precursor, ISSC-MAP) was used as a reference in the UNDP-GEF funded project "Mainstreaming Biodiversity Management into Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Production Processes (MAPS)" in Lebanon. This video shows a training workshop with harvesters of sage and oregano, exploring the benefits and challenges of introducing new regulations for the sector, and best practice in sustainable harvesting methods. For more information about the project and to access reports visit the UNDP Lebanon website.


FairWild meeting in Poland, May 2013

In May 2013, FairWild Foundation representatives visited one of the FairWild-certified operators, Runo sp. z o.o., Poland, together with Traditional Medicinals Inc., a FairWild licensee and buyer of ingredients from Runo. We joined a meeting with Runo's collectors, to learn about their experiences with FairWild, and introduce other FairWild activities around the world. Runo made a short video about the visit.

Video produced by TV Podlasie, commissioned by Runo Sp. z o.o., Poland.