Kenya: Sustainable livelihoods & health through Ocimum kilimandscharicum – an indigenous medicinal plant

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The Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative’s partner the Equator Initiative through its Equator Prize internationally honoured the work of Muliru Farmers Conservation Group – a community-based organization located near Kakamega Forest in western Kenya. The group is generating income based on the commercial cultivation and secondary processing of an indigenous medicinal plant, to produce the Naturub® brand of medicinal products. Learn more about this brilliant case which is supporting sustainable livelihoods and health through biodiversity conservation and revitalising traditional knowledge here.