Category: water

Vetiver Bioengineering in Venezuela

Reviewing the papers and presentations delivered at the October 2013 Vetiver Conference in Colombia there is one on Bioengineering in tropical Venezuela that should be read. (Non Spanish readers should use Google translate or just look at the presentation). The paper and presentation were…

An Effective, Simple and Low Cost Method of Treating Contaminated Water to Control Diseases Using Vetiver Phytoremediation Technology

There are many occasions when we see, particularly in poorer countries, the impact on health due to untreated waste water, especially that associated with homes, schools, clinics, businesses, and temporary housing and facilities linked to refugee camps.  Vetiver Phytoremediation Technology…

THIS IS ALL THAT IT TAKES!

John Greenfield has asked us to share his note “Poverty Alleviation Using the Vetiver System in Tropical Developing Countries“.  John has years of experience in development agriculture in the tropics and semi tropics, and has strong views on why soil…

Indonesian environmental volunteers embrace the Vetiver System

agriculture, climate change, disaster mitigation, erosion, health, Network News, slope stabilization, urban, wastewater, water Vetiver System has been used in Indonesia for at least 20 years, and in particular the East Bali Poverty Project used VS for a number of effective applications.  Other groups and companies have used VS…