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  1. Vietnam Vetiver Network _ VNVN is a for – purpose organization, established since 1999 by Mr Ken Crismier. From 2001 to 2011, this position was handed over by Dr. Pham Hong Duc Phuoc (Nong Lam University) and Dr. Tran Tan Van (Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources). In 2011, the...
  2. A “how to” guide to successfully install a natural, sustainable latrine using vetiver grass The use of vetiver grass (Chrysopogon zizanioides) replaces the need for a concrete block lined pit, creates privacy and actively helps decompose the waste. Jiji grass (Achnatherum splendens) can be used...
  3. 2017-10-04 The central component of The Vetiver System is Vetiver Grass (Chrysopogon zizanioides), a sterile, non-invasive tropical bunchgrass. It is used throughout the tropics in a wide-range of applications including erosion control, degraded land remediation, soil conservation and runoff retention,...
  4. Chrysopogon zizanioides, commonly known as vetiver is a perennial bunchgrass of the family Poaceae, native to India. Vetiver is most closely related to Sorghum but shares many morphological characteristics with other fragrant grasses, such as lemongrass, citronella, and palmarosa.Wikipedia
  5. 2018-02-07 Speaker Bio: Grace Gesto serves with LEAD Asia’s Community of Practice team with the Blaan people of Mindanao, Philippines. Her current role is Language Project Coordinator. Abstract: The central component of the Vetiver System is Vetiver Grass (Chrysopogon zizanioides), a sterile, non-invasive...
  6. 1990-03-01 This handbook has been prepared to support small scale fieldworkers and farmers, mostly in the tropics and semitropics, to develop vegetative systems of soil and moisture conservation.
  7. 1993-01-12 This book reports the results of the trials and other ad hoc observations carried out that have shown the vetiver hedgerows have tremendous potential for many areas of human activities. It contains photos to illustrate establlshing, vetiver, vetiver hedgerows, and uses of vetiver.
  8. 1993-01-12 This set of information has been put together for those of you wanting more detailed information of vetiver technology, and access to some of the papers submitted for the 1993 vetiver awards. Mos of the papers are backed by a lot of photographs.
  9. 1995-01-12 A collection of papers and newsletters compiled by the Vetiver Network. World Bank Technical Paper no. 273.
  10. Key Resource 1993-01-01 For developing nations, soil erosion is among the most chronic environmental and economic burdens. Vast amounts of topsoil are washed or blown away from arable land only to accumulate in rivers, reservoirs, harbors, and estuaries, thereby creating a double disaster: a vital resource disappears...