Economic Targets

  • fernsBuild collaborative research and local infrastructure in the area of pharmaco-logical bio-exploration, lead validation, and product development
  • Create high value, environmentally-friendly enterprises in partnering countries and catalyze local, research-based, private industry.
  • Develop value-added agriculture and ecologically sustainable harvesting means.
  • Partner with large pharmaceutical, food, cosmetics, or nutraceutical companies to market products internationally, assuring adequate benefit sharing with the source country.
  • Bring economic benefits and employment opportunities to all participants and real value to farmers, processors, and entrepreneurs.
  • Create a system that grants intellectual property rights and a fair share of the financial benefits to those who are contributing to the research, product development, and the preservation of biodiversity in the source country.