Category: slope stabilization

Why Vetiver System is effective for steep slope stabilization – GEOTROPISM

Geotropism of vetiver (P.K.Yoon) Paul Truong, Technical Director of TVNI brings us this amazing photo gallery of VS demonstrating extreme slope stabilization from Africa, Asia and and South America. The presentation “Geotropism of Vetiver” is compelling.  It starts with work by Dr….

1ST PHILIPPINE CONFERENCE ON VETIVER, MARCH 5-7, 2014 AT THE GRAND BALLROOM OF THE INTERCONTINENTAL MANILA. — THE VETIVER SYSTEM AND ITS MANY ENVIRONMENTAL APPLICATIONS

International experts from The Vetiver Network International (TVNI) led by Dr. Paul Truong,  together with local end-users will share their knowledge on  the economic value and numerous applications of the Vetiver System that are responsive to environmental mitigation needs over…

Flood control, groundwater recharge and erosion control. The Vetiver System can mitigate all three at the same time.

The Guardian has an interesting article by George Monblot titled “Drowning in Money: the untold story of crazy public spending that makes flooding inevitable”. In summary he links the huge amount of money that is spent in the United Kingdom on…

Bio-engineering Workshop Brazil April 24-25 2014

Vetiver Workshop Brazil APRIL 24-25 2014. WORKSHOP BIOENGENHARIA VETIVER – Fundamentos da Tecnologia Verde, Porto Alegre – RS, AUDITÓRIO DA FACULDADE DE AGRONOMIA 24 e 25 de ABRIL – 2014. This workshop will feature special guest Rafael Oblique, Venezuela’s leading Vetiver System…