Plant Resources of Tropical Africa - Your guide to the use of African plants
PROTA stands for Plant Resources of Tropical Africa . It is an international documentation programme on the useful plants of Tropical Africa.
It synthesizes dispersed information, makes it readily available in various forms and stimulates its use for extension, education, research, development and governance.
It contributes to greater awareness and sustainable use of the world heritage of African useful plants, with due respect for traditional knowledge and intellectual property rights.