Threats

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Lack of legal mechanism to protect MAPs
Lack of legal mechanism to protect MAPs, and safeguard their interests in the biological trade circuit.
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Profit gap in supply and demand chain
Profit gap in supply and demand chain because of a lack of parity between the livelihood the village earns from its collection and produce, and the industry earns from the final product.
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Disappearance of Traditional Knowledge
Disappearance of Traditional Knowledge caused by a systemic failure to provide adequate value and financial security to the knowledge carriers. Traditional healing methods and knowledge of herbs is passed on orally from generation to generation; lack of documentation puts this heritage at risk.