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Vetiver supports every one of the
UN's Global Sustainable
Development Goals

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End Poverty in all its forms

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Vetiver provides an opportunity for communities to earn an income and grow more crops.  Vetiver contributes to poverty reduction

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End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture 

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Vetiver improves soil structure and water conservation helping farmers grow more food for their families. Vetiver helps reduce hunger and promotes sustainable agriculture

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Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all ages

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Vetiver is used across the world in Traditional medicine to treat a range of ailments and improve well-being. Vetiver supports natural well-being for all

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Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning opportunities for all

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Vetiver helps families grow a range of foods that contribute to mental and cognitive development and thus promote learning

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Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

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Vetiver crafts and products made by women in cooperatives, gives them income and empowers their independence

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Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

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Vetiver helps conserve soil moisture and cleans contaminated land and water , improving sanitation for communities

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Ensure access to affordable and reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

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Vetiver leaves are a high energy biomass fuel, providing reliable energy to communities

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Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

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Growing and using Vetiver provides sustainable employment in many countries across the globe

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Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialisation and foster innovation

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Vetiver improves local infrastructure sustainably, promoting innovative schemes to improve local communities

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Reduce Inequalities within and among countries

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Vetiver improves the economic wellbeing of both communities and countries

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Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

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Vetiver allows settlements to grow a sustainable crop, making communities resilient and inclusive

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Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

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Vetiver is grown in a sustainable manner and improves agricultural production

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Take urgent action to combat climate changes and its impacts

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Vetiver a C4 grass contributes to carbon sequestration and mitigates localised climate disasters

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Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine sources for sustainable development

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Vetiver helps to purify contaminated water improving biodiversity of aquatic ecosystems

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Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and biodiversity loss

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Vetiver protects and restores terrestrial ecosystems preventing land degradation and contamination

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Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels

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Vetiver sustains local communities giving economic power to develop inclusive societies

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Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development

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Vetiver Grass UK through its Foundation aims to develop a global sustainable partnership

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