Wild-collected botanicals and the EU market

The TDC carried out a market study on wild-sourced botanicals and the EU market, thus anticipating the growing opportunities for these products in the food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. In this context, the study focuses on wild-collected medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) which have a potential for livelihoods enhancement and conservation action. Moreover, these species are assessed in terms of sustainable trade.

The countries covered in the first part of this study are Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Tanzania, Mozambique and Vietnam.

The countries in the second part are Algeria, the Palestinian Territory Senegal, Mali, Niger, Benin, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Congo (DRC).