demands for conducting Herbal Seminars by AHFTER
Objective & Demand for the seminars on “Cultivation,
Quality control & Standardization, Industrialization &
Export of Medicinal Plants”
To bring awareness among
the farmers about the importance and export potential of
medicinal and aromatic plants.
To help the farming community
in getting more income on cultivation of medicinal &
aromatic crops as an alternative to traditional crops as
far as possible and desirable.
To preserve and protect
the medicinal plants species which are already endangered.
To encourage organic cultivation
and educate farmers on the disadvantage of chemical fertilizers
To improve and develop
the research facilities to get better quality product.
To develop international
understanding, exchange of knowledge in the field of production
To channelise national
& international herbal marketing and develop linkages.
To establish seed &
gene banks and tissue culture.
To improve processing &
value addition technologies.
To enhance export marketing
to get more foreign exchange.
Vital steps for tapping global & domestic medicinal plants
Transparency should be maintained in fixing the prices for the
medicinal plants a medicinal plants based products.
Up-date information should be provided to the herbal cultivators
Market stability, market information and knowledge of plants
should be provided.
Regular processing channels & knowledge system of procurement
or cultivation should be offered.
Enough guidance should be given on the following for identification:
.............A . Raw drug plant materials
.............b. Form germ-plasma banks
.............c. Develop agro technologies
.............d. Transfer of technology for value added products
to boost the export
.............e. Genetic diversity.
.............f. Protection of property rights of the traditional
Supply of quality seeds & seeding, biological manures and
Supply of Agro-technology package & Cultivation economics.
Conservation & preservation of forests which are the main
source of medicinal plants.
Processing & cold-storage facilities should be provided.
Crop Insurance Scheme should be implemented.
Seed & gene banks and tissue culture centers should be established.
Medicinal Plants which play vital role in international market
should be identified and intimated to the farmers.
Herbal Farms should be developed in many places for obtaining
Seeds & Seedlings manufactured in our country and the list
of such manufactures should be readily available.
Research & Development laboratories and Quality control
& Standardization Centers should be established in many places.