The project’s fundamental objective was to establish a vision of the future and the route to the production and marketing of products manufactured from medicinal plants, as well as the introduction of new ones, which will foster the economic and social development of the Andean region
The other objectives include:
The concept of the “value chain” of the national and regional medicinal and nutraceutical plants sector, covering all the stages, from gathering through processing to sale to the end user was used in this exercise.
Methodology of the project consisted of the following steps:
The main outputs of the project include:
The three countries request UNIDO to prepare a proposal for a regional project to advance the execution of the agreed Regional Road Map. The project should contain concrete and realistic tasks, with very specific time frames and with sufficient detail to facilitate decision-making and investment.
Basic stages of the studymore
Report of the First Regional Conference
October 2006-Lima, Perumore
Report of the Second Regional Conference
February 2007-La Paz, Boliviamore
Report of the Third Regional Conference
October 2007-Quito, Ecuadormore
Roadmap to recognition of Andean Medicinal Plants by 2020more