Arunachal CM for legalising harvest, trade of medicinal plants

May 27th, 2018 | APTSO EXPORTS™ | Tags:
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu today stressed the need to legalise harvesting and trade of medicinal plants in the state to save the crops from over-exploitation, an official release said.
Chairing a review meeting of the state forest department here, Khandu said, Hundreds of medicinal plants face threats of extinction because of over-harvesting and destructive collection techniques.
A mechanism should be devised to facilitate farmers to grow endangered medicinal plants for sustainable income, the chief minister said.

Source: Money Control

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