North Central Province

Foster Active Citizenship
Island Male'
Project Documentation and revival of traditional medicinal species
Proponent Eco-care Maldives
Description Documentation and revival of traditional medicinal species and their uses in the Maldives’ with the aim of preserving traditional knowledge and practice of Maldivian medicine (Dhivehi beysverikan) and to develop a curriculum and initiate a training programme to teach ‘dhivehi beysverikan’ at certificate level in order to revive the practice and provide a means of livelihood for local communities.