Improving health of 3000 people monthly through participatory cultivation of 60 medicinal plant species & preservation of traditional knowledge

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The Biodiversity and Community Health (BaCH) Initiative’s partner the Equator Initiative internationally acknowledged the Pacari Networks’ ground breaking work! Through its 47 traditional pharmacies and community-based organisations it manages to cultivate medicinal plants, preserve traditional ecological knowledge and health traditions, and protect biodiversity in the Cerrado (savannah) biome. Read more about how the network produces an average of 40 types of traditional medicine from over 60 priority species native to the Cerrado and impacts more than 3,000 lives per month here