Recently, Vietnam Vetiver Network (VNVN) has cooperated with the Da Nang Department of Natural Resources and Environment to hold a workshop about “Protecting water resources in Cu De river basin and promoting initiatives to reduce water pollution based on the...Read more
The third announcement has been made on the ICV7 website for this conference, to be held in Chiang Mai Thailand from May 29 to June 1 2023, organized by the Chaipattana Foundation & the Office of the Royal Development Projects...Read more
Congratulations and thank you to Rafael Luque of Venezuela who has volunteered to coordinate this important Regional Network. Rafael has been involved with the Vetiver System for about 20 years and has a great depth of knowledge regarding its application....Read more
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This new book by Dr. Paul Truong provides a wealth of information on the function and unique role of the roots of vetiver grass that allow for a wide range of environmental mitigation. A review quote ….. Excellent read and photos. Packed with information from ‘new user’ to ‘scientific’. ….
The success or failure of Vetiver System applications depends on the quality of application and the knowledge, experience and competence of the person(s) undertaking the design and application of the work. TVNI set up a system of certification to recognize technical excellence at two levels.
This manual prepared by Robinson Vanoh is very comprehensive, and should be particularly useful for tropical countries.
2023 THE VETIVER NETWORK INTERNATIONAL NETWORK AWARDS — Three sets of Awards will be given with total value of US $3,750. For details of Awards, eligibility, and process got to this link
The Vetiver Network International (TVNI) promotes the worldwide use of the Vetiver System (VS) for a sustainable environment particularly in relation to land and water. The Network is a global network of individuals, groups, communities, entrepreneurs, and social organizations working together. The “networking” part is all voluntary – no managers and no remuneration! TVNI is an effective non-profit environmental organizations and has impacted tens of thousands of people at all levels of society. The VS provides significant economic, environmental and social benefits. VS is now used in most tropical and semi-tropical countries, north to Italy and south to Chile. Based on research and demonstrations through TVNI “partners,” including research institutions, development agencies, NGO’s and the private sector, VS has expanded from a technology primarily for farm soil and water conservation to include important applications for: infrastructure stabilization and protection; the treatment of contaminated land and water; and other socio-economic uses including as a material resource for handicrafts.