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VETIVER MONTHLY NEWSLETTER – JANUARY 2023

The Vetiver Knowledge Gap Most of those who read this newsletter fit cozily within the family of vetiver users around the world who when sharing information are most often “preaching to the choir” – not that we mind!  We have…

PIET SABBE — OVERALL SHORT VIDEO WINNER

The overall winner of the Vetiver Short Video competition (following a poll on TVNI facebook group) is Piet Sabbe of Ecuador. He was closely Marietta Landis of Panama followed by Marietta Landis of Panama, and Alois and Maria Kennerknech of…

Workshop: Protecting water resources in Cu De river, Da Nang, Viet Nam

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…

THE SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON VETIVER (ICV7)

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…

VETIVER MONTHLY NEWSLETTER – DECEMBER 2022

SEASONS GREETINGS  I take this opportunity to wish you all our Season’s Greetings, and may you all benefit from Vetiver Grass Technology, and in doing so, share what you know with others, in and outside of your community. I also…

VETIVER SHORT VIDEO COMPETITION AWARD WINNERS BY CATEGORIES

We are pleased to announce the results of the competition. Some excellent and interesting videos. Listed by category (1= First, 2= Second), and with links to the respective video. (#=Video ID) Community (total entries – 7) 1 Alois Kennerknecht/ ALKE, Peru. Vetiver…

VETIVER MONTHLY NEWSLETTER – NOVEMBER 2022

Climate Change, Flood Control, and Drought – The Problem Persists and can be overwhelming. This photo, from a November 15 Guardian Newspaper article by Rahul Raina  (‘In Delhi I can see the climate catastrophe unfolding before my eyes’ | Delhi…

2023 — THE VETIVER NETWORK INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

Three sets of Awards will be given with total value of US $3,750: The Vetiver Champion Award. This Award will be given in recognition of an individual’s impact at the country or regional level in promoting Vetiver Grass Technology to…