Introductory photo essay: VS_Overview v2.pdf (vetiver.org)

Photo 1 VGT used to stabilize this railway embankment (fill section) and protecting steep farm land above railway from erosion and landslides

Vetiver grass, Chrysopogon zizanioides. VGT is low cost, effective and easy to use. There are many uses covering a wide range of activities in which problems are solved. Some of the general use areas concern agriculture, slope stabilization, contaminated land and water, disaster mitigation, as well as other uses such as carbon sequestration and handicraft production. This website presents in a systematic way information that a VS user would need to address problems they face wherever they may live and work. Its use across the globe will mitigate some of the negative impacts of climate change.