Green future

Print edition : May 27, 2016

A Kani elder harvesting Arogyapacha from the Kottoor forests in Kerala. An agreement was worked out between the Kanis, the JNTBGRI and a private company to bring this biodiversity product and the associated traditional knowledge into greater public use by developing a commercial drug called Jeevani. Photo: S. Mahinsha

The book explores the possibility of sustainable use of biodiversity and associated traditional knowledge with economic benefit for the communities and countries that have conserved them for generations.
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