Health and Natural Resources: The Extraction of Useful Chemicals from Plants and their Impact on Socio-Economic Development

Citation:
Munavu RM. "Health and Natural Resources: The Extraction of Useful Chemicals from Plants and their Impact on Socio-Economic Development.". 2005.

Abstract:

Poverty reduction strategies in developing countries are based on the need to develop and
improve the quality of life of people. The successful strategies link wealth creating activities
of adding value to local resources with employment creation. These strategies lead to
increased capacity to produce needed consumer goods such as food, fuel, construction
materials, textiles and pharmaceuticals starting from local resources. Most value-adding
transformations of materials to consumer goods use chemicals conversion processes

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