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VETIVER SYSTEM FOR
BEACH EROSION REHABILITATION
Photo presentation by Paul Truong
STEEP SLOPE STABILISATION AND
REHABILITATION WITH
VETIVER SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY
Photo presentation by Paul Truong
VETIVER SYSTEM FOR RIVER AND CANAL BANK STABILISATION Photo presentation by Paul Truong
Vetiver Latrine Guide
A "how to" guide to successfully install a natural, sustainable latrine using vetiver grass

Guide book by Roger Gietzen, updated version September 2017
Water, Water Conservation, Wastewater, &
Climate Change and Melting Glaciers

Presentation by M.P. Singh
Earthizenz Eco-Friendly Systems
Development and Field Evaluation of Khus Root Digger
Paper by J P Tiwari (LM-7566)
CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow
Growth, yield and economics of vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides L. Nash)under intercropping system Paper By Mohd Yaseen∗, Man Singh, Dasha RamDepartment of Agronomy, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow 226015, India
SOME TECHNICAL RECOMMENDATIONS OF VETIVER SYSTEM IN PRMOTING CLIMATE RESILIENT RURAL INFRASTRUCTURES IN VIETNAM

Technical brief by Nuyen Quyen

(Vietnamese and English subtext)

Slope Protection and Design Specifications - Vietnam Report by ICEM, ADB, and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Bio-Engineering + Vetiver System Presentation (English) (Spanish) by Lionel Castro of Vetiver Tec - Guatemala
Periodical Newsletter Vietnam Vetiver Network
January - June 2017
Newsletter
Vetiver Handicrafts from Around the World Photo Essay by Paul Truong and Joe West
Vetiver Handicraft Workshop - Brazil Document with images English, Spanish, Portuguese
Sewage and Effluent - Back to the Future. Vetiver grass floating systems present low-cost waste water solutions fior cash strapped municipalities Article from Water - March/April 2016 Vol 36 No 1
APPLICATION OF VETIVER SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY FOR RIVERBANK AND COASTAL DIKE STABILISATION IN VIETNAM Presentation by Paul Truong, Van Tran and Man Tran
SLOPE STABILITY IMPROVEMENT WITH
VETIVER SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY
Presentation by Paul Truong, Aloisio Pereira, Daniel Londono
and Paula Leao Pereira

Rice Pest Management by Ecological Engineering: A Pioneering Attempt in China

Paper By et al
China Vetiver Network
Project Progress Report (No.4): Pictures
Project No. 2015 0238 G
Project title:Vetiver And Agroforestry For Poverty Reduction And Natural Resources Protection In
The Dabie Mountains Of China
Project period: May 2015-April 2017
Report period: Nov.2016-April 2017
Some Greenfield "Thoughts" Email extracts 2014-2016
Cultivos Aromáticos Tavila SRL
PROYECTO VETIVER
Presentation by Gueric Boucard
List of Vetiver related Facebook pages list
Developing a Green strategy for Urban Resilience in Kolkota, India Some selected and interesting documents
VETIVER WORKSHOP at the TAMIL NADU AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY (TNAU) in Coimbatore on April 11, 2016 Proceedings and presentations
Vetiver Latrine Guide

Document

The most up-to-date version of this guide, in multiple translations, can be found at this link

Vietnam Vetiver News Letter - December 2016 document
"New method: Mountain roadsides in Đà Nẵng need protection from erosion and landslides. The city has developed a vetiver grass system to replace concrete walls used for this purpose.

Vietnam News report by Công Thành

Surface Redistribution of rainfall within fields A useful study by Wallingford, Water Research Institute that has relevance as to how vetiver functionsin recharing groundwater
VETIVER SYSTEM
FOR
BRIDGE APPROACH STABILISATION
Presentation by Paul Truong (2016 update)
HYDROMULCH (Pty) Ltd
REPORT ON PRACTICAL COURSE IN EROSION & SEDIMENT CONTROL FOR SOIL CONSERVATION APPLICATIONS HELD AT RICHMOND, NC. FRO M 4th APRIL 2016 to 7th APRIL 2016
Report by Roley Noffke TNI Director and Managing Director of Hydromulch
Investigation on Jiji Grass carried out in north China (2016) Jiji grass is an alternative to vetiver for erosion control under extreme cold and dry, saline conditions. Paper by Liyu Xu, Deyou Hu, and Lehong Tang
NOTES ON THE VISIT TO SPAIN IN JULY 2016 Notes by Paul Truong- TVNI Technical Director
TVNI Certification Program Modified Certification guidelines including Professional Certification for Vetiver based Bio-engineering and Phytoremediation specialists
Introduction to A Sewage Treatment Pilot Project with VGT in Caixin Village, Puding County, Guizhou Province, Southwest China Complete sewage system servicing a small village in southwest China with Vetiver as a key component. Presentation by Ziyuan Feng, Hanping Xia, and Yuan Xiong
Vetiver System - Coastal protection Central Vietnam (English subtitles) This video created by the Danang Vetiver Foundation shows how vetiver grass has been successfully used for protecting seashore and nearby buildings from the impact of extreme storms and the effects of rising sea levels. It includes some interesting aspects involving acclimatizing young vetiver plants to higher saline conditions.
VETIVER SYSTEM FOR SLOPE STABILIZATION IN VIETNAM Presentation by Paul Truong in Vietnamese
VETIVER SYSTEM FOR WATER IMPROVEMENT Presentation by Paul Truong in Vietnamese

BRAZIL – VETIVER HANDICRAFT TRAINING COURSE

A community development initiative

text and images by Rafael Luque
EFEITO DE DIFERENTES ESPAÇAMENTOS DO CAPIM VETIVER (Vetiveria zizanioeides (Linnaeus) Nash) NA RESISTÊNCIA A PENETRAÇÃO DO SOLO

EFFECT OF SPACING VETIVER CAPIM DIFFERENT (Vetiveria zizanioides (Linnaeus) Nash) THE RESISTANCE TO PENETRATION OF SOIL

by Rafael Lacerda Cobra et al

(Portuguese)

ADIÇÃO DE BIOCARVÃO AO SOLO AUMENTA A CAPACIDADE DE TRATAMENTO DE EFLUENTES EM SISTEMAS DE DISPOSIÇÃO DIRETA NO SOLO

Biochar ADDITION IN SOIL INCREASES WASTEWATER TREATMENT CAPACITY IN DIRECT DISPOSAL SYSTEMS IN SOIL

by Rafael Lacerda Cobra et al

(Portuguese)

Resistência à penetração do solo de uma encosta: efeitos de espaçamento de plantio e idade da gramínea Vetiver

Soil penetration resistance of a slope: planting and age spacing effects of Vetiver grass

by Rafael Lacerda Cobra et al

(Portuguese)

USO DO BIOCARVÃO NO TRATAMENTO DE EFLUENTES EM SISTEMA DE FERTIRRIGAÇÃO: AUMENTO DA TOLERÂNCIA DO CAPIM VETIVER

Biochar USE IN WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEM FERTIRRIGATION: GRASS OF TOLERANCE INCREASE VETIVER

by Rafael Lacerda Cobra et al

(Portuguese)

AVALIAÇÃO DA PERDA DE SOLO POR EROSÃO HÍDRICA EM ENCOSTA COBERTA POR CAPIM VETIVER PLANTADO EM DIFERENTES ESPAÇAMENTOS

SOIL LOSS ASSESSMENT OF EROSION IN WATER COVERED IN GRASS ENCOSTA VETIVER PLANTED AT DIFFERENT SPACING

by Rafael Lacerda Cobra et al

(Portuguese)

AVALIAÇÃO DO DIÂMETRO AO NÍVEL DO SOLO DE PLANTAS DE CAPIM VETIVER (Vetiveria zizanioides) EM FUNÇÃO DO ESPAÇAMENTO DE PLANTIO E DO TIPO DE MUDA

DIAMETER OF ASSESSMENT TO LEVEL VETIVER GRASS PLANTING SOIL (Vetiveria zizanioides) IN PLANTING SPACING FUNCTION AND TYPE OF CHANGE

by Rafael Lacerda Cobra et al

(Portuguese)

EFEITO DA APLICAÇÃO DE BIOCARVÃO AO SOLO SOBRE O PH DO SOLO E DESENVOLVIMENTO DO CAPIM VETIVER (Chrysopogon zizanioides (linnaeus) Roberty) EM SISTEMAS INTEGRADOS DE TRATAMENTO DE EFLUENTES

Effect of biochar APPLICATION ON SOIL PH SOIL AND GRASS DEVELOPMENT VETIVER (Chrysopogon zizanioides (Linnaeus) Roberty) IN INTEGRATED SYSTEMS WASTEWATER TREATMENT

by Rafael Lacerda Cobra et al

(Portuguese)

SOBREVIVENCIA DE MUDAS DO CAPIM VETIVER (Vetiveria zizanioides) EM
RAÍZES NUAS E PRODUZIDAS EM SAQUINHOS DE POLIETILENO
PLANTADAS EM DIFERENTES ESPAÇAMENTOS

GRASS OF SEEDLING SURVIVAL VETIVER (Vetiveria zizanioides) IN
BARE ROOT AND PRODUCED IN POLYETHYLENE BAGS
PLANTED IN DIFFERENT SPACING

by Rafael Lacerda Cobra et al

(Portuguese)

Achnatherum splendens investigation in northern China An alternative for Vetiver grass in extreme cold and dry conditions? paper (English - Google translation) (Chinese) by: Xu Liyu, Hu Dyou, Tang Lehong
ENVIRONMENTAL VALUES
OF THE VETIVER SYSTEMS IN CHINA
Note by Liyu Xu
NOTES ON THE VISIT TO SPAIN IN JULY 2016
Note by: Paul Truong
Technical Director TVNI
The Vetiver Education and Empowerment Project (VEEP)
for Paramin - 2016 (Trinidad)
VEEP Course Workshop #1
Introduction to the Vetiver System (VS), Water Preparation, Installation and Maintenance.
COMMUNITY BASED RESEARCH ON THE
INFLUENCE OF REHABILITATION TECHNIQUES ON THE MANAGEMENT OF DEGRADED CATCHMENTS
Report to the
Water Research Commission
by
TM Everson1, CS Everson2 & KD Zuma3
Low Volume Roads: Erosion Control Chapter 13 (might be useful)
Application to Vetiver Network for Certification Here is an example of an application for certification prepared by VetiverSpain Sayalonga, Spain
www.VetiverSpain.com
THE VETIVER AGRONOMIC RESEARCH PROGRESS IN TAIWAN FOR THE PAST DECADE Paper by: I-Chen Tsai, Wen-Hui Yang, Ya-Szu Yang, Jien-Hu Liu, and Yue-Wen Wang
Department of Agronomy, National Taiwan University
1 Roosevelt Road, Section 4, Taipei, Taiwan
ywang@ntu.edu.tw
Keywords: vetiver, genetics, agronomy, physiology, seed germination, breeding
Vetiver Grass Technology
A Tool Against Environmental Degradation in Southern Europe
an old but useful paper: Paper Prepared for Presentation to The Third International Congress of the European Society for Soil Conservation, Valencia, Spain,
March 28th-April 1st, 2000
Mr. Michael Pease
Coordinator European and Mediterranean Vetiver Network
Dr. Paul Truong
Leader, Erosion Control and Slope Stabilisation
Resources Sciences Centre, DNR, Brisbane, Australia
Modeling BOD and COD removal from Palm Oil Mill Secondary
Effluent in floating wetland by Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.) using
response surface methodology
Paper by: Negisa Darajeh a, *, Azni Idris a, Hamid Reza Fard Masoumi b, Abolfazl Nourani c,
Paul Truong d, Nor Asrina Sairi e
India - Cultivation of Vetiver (for oil) Note by: Compiled By
Smitha G. R.
Thania Sara Varghese
P. Manivel
ICAR
Conserving soil
and water
Chapter fropm FAO manual
Brazil - Handicraft Course announcement

“Study on the potential use of vetiver grass (Chrysopogon zizianioides L) in mitigating soil contaminated by toxic chemicals and dioxins – A case study at Bien Hoa airbase”

Short description/summary of research project. Related workshop announcement

Comparison of twelve vetiver cultivars for winter survival at freezing and below
freezing soil temperatures.
Note by Robert P Adams

Efecto de las raíces sobre la resistencia al corte en suelos

Universidad de Costa Rica
Facultad de Ingeniería Escuela de Ingeniería Civil.

Thesis (in Spanish) by: Andrés Quirós Castegnaro

The status of vetiver grass as a technique for soil and water conservation in Lay Armachiho woreda (Ethiopia) Paper by: Jigar Yirsaw Teshome Department of Natural Resource Management, University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia
Email: jigarmolla@yahoo.com
Sabujayan- A Mahatma Gandhi NREGA Nadia Initiative towards Flood Protection
Case Study by
Dr. Babulal Mahato, WBCS (Executive), DPRDO & DNO, MGNREGA, Nadia, WB, India
REPORT ON THE TRIP TO INDIAN IN APRIL 2016 Report by Paul Truong
VETIVER PHYTOREMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY FOR TREATMENT OF SEWAGE EFFLUENT IN INDIA Presentation by Paul Truong
VETIVER GRASS AND ITS USES IN VIETNAM Book by: By LE VIET DUNG AND TRUONG THI BICH VAN Published by University of Cantho, Cantho City, Vietnam 2016
Conservation, protection du sol et amélioration du captage d'eau à travers la mise en place d'une
pépinière villageoise de production de plants (fournissant les besoins en matériau végétal des
paysans).
Report by Yoann Coppin
Travaux de suivi du projet d'implantation du Système Vétiver et de reboisement intégré pour l'amélioration de la gestion des ressources en eau et en sol, dans le cadre du Bassin Versant Pilote. Report by Yoann Coppin
Bioingeniería para el Medio Ambiente photos
VETIVER SYSTEM FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION OF OPEN CUT BAUXITE MINING AT "LOS PIJIGUAOS" –VENEZUELA. Paper by: R. Luque M, M. Lisena, and O. Luque M
CHINA
A Brief report on screening excellent accessions of vetiver grass
Paper by Xia Hanping
Farmer Participatory Reserachg (FPER) in the Nippon Foundation Cassava Project in Hainan Province iof China Paper by Li Kaimian, Ye Jianqui, Huang Jia, and Rweinhardt Howeler
BIOMASS PRODUCTION OF VETIVER (Vetiveria zizanioides)
USING VERMICOMPOST.
Paper by P. Lakshmanaperumalsamy, S. Jayashree and J. Rathinamala
CONTROL DE EROSION Y SEDIMENTOS CON SISTEMAS VETIVER EN MARGEN DE RIO, TALUDES, CARCAVAS Y MINERIA EN VENEZUELA. Paper by: R. Luque M and JG. Luque
ALGUNAS CARACTERISTICAS DEL VETIVER (Chrysopogon zizaniodes L. Roberty) Poster
MALA PRAXIS EN EL MANTENIMIENTO DEL SISTEMA VETIVER
(SV) EN UNA GRAN CARCAVA
Paper by: R. Luque M and JG. Luque
Vetiver in Southwest Haiti paper by Scott Freeman
EXPERIENCES IN THE STABILIZATION OF A LARGE GULLY AT SPRINGS AREA PROPERTY FROM AGUA MINALBA VENEZUELA. Paper by: R. Luque M., O. Luque M.,G. Posada.
Use of Vetiver Grass for Embankment Stabilization Note by P.K.YOON
A Cooperative for cattle production based on Vetiver grass forage established In Yunnan Province, China. Note from Liyu Xu
ASSESSMENT OF THE USE OF VETIVER GRASS (Vetiveria zizanioides) IN
SHEET EROSION MANAGEMENT IN IMO STATE
Paper by Dr. Augustine O. Ejiogu
Evaluating the potential of Vetiver grass (Chrysopogon zizanioides) for the treatment of surface water in Mekong Delta for cooking and drinking purposes in Mekong Delta Project Proposal by Dr Luu Thai Danh
Vetiver and Animal Feed Photo essay by Paul Truong
WATER TREATMENT PROCESS
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNIQUES
Brief Note: Waste Water Purification Station Aluminum du Maroc in Tangier, Experimental Station
La adaptación autónoma al cambio climático mediante el uso del
sistema vetiver: una herramienta para la conservación del suelo y el
desarrollo comunitario
Paper by Rodríguez Parisca Oscar y James Smyle
Past Achievements and Future Direction of The Vetiuver Network International (TVNI) Paper by Richard G . Grimshaw

VETIVER system
Phytoremediation project
in the sector of Arroyo Sarandi and Autopista La Plata

Sistema VETIVER
Proyecto de fitorremediación
en elsectordemás contaminción del Arroyo Sarandí y Autopista La Plata

Poster (Spanish) by Vetiver Argentina
EL SISTEMA VETIVER PARA MEJORAR LA CALIDAD DEL AGUA. PREVENCIÓN Y TRATAMIENTO DE AGUAS Y SUELOS CONTAMINADOS Segunda Edición (2015) Water Quality Manual - Authors: Paul Truong and Luu Thai Danh .Tanslated into Spanish by Pablo Ruiz Lavalle e Iliana Toussieh  Red Colaborativa de Permacultura La Margarita
PHYTOREMEDIATION POTENTIAL OF VETIVER GRASS (Vetiveria zizanioides) FOR WATER CONTAMINATED WITH SELECTED HEAVY METAL Thesis by ASHTON LIM SUELEE, Department of Rnvironmental Science, Universiti Putra Malaysia

A Cooperative for cattle production based on Vetiver  grass forage established In Yunnan Province, China.

A note by Liyu Xu

Vetiver System for Improving Water Quality SECOND EDITION

Publication authored by Paul Truong and Luu Thai Dahn
USING VETIVER TECHNOLOGY TO CONTROL EROSION AND IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY IN SLOPE FARMING paper by EFIOM ESSIEN OKU EMILOLORUN AMBROSE AIYELARI KWABENA OWUSU ASUBONTENG
Is Vetiver grass planted in China an invasive alien species and becoming a weed? Paper by Xia Hanoping et al

VETIVER IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS

Note by Paul Truong TVNI Director for Asia and Oceania August 2015
COLD TOLERANCE OF VETIVER GRASS Presentation by Paul Truong
ALGUNAS CARACTERISTICAS DEL VETIVER (Chrysopogon zizaniodes L. Roberty) Poster by Oswaldo Luque in Spanish: useful for training purposes
CALIFORNIA, VETIVER, AND DROUGHT Notes from Doug Richardson
SOME EXAMPLES OF RECOMMENDED VETIVER PLANTING MATERIAL Photos and comment by Paul Truong

VETIVER SYSTEM PROTECTS ESTUARY DIKES IN THE MEKONG DELTA, VIETNAM

Photo essay by: Paul Truong (TVNI Technical Director) and Pham Thanh Hai

(Chief Engineer, Dike Department, Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam) June 2015. This is a very important and useful presentation showing the impact of vetiver over 8 years.

COLD TOLERANCE OF VETIVER GRASS
Presentation by Paul Truong
EFFECTIVENESS OF VETIVER SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY AS COMPARED WITH SOME OTHER MEASURES AS A TOOL OF BIOENGINEERING Photo Essay by Paul Truong showing effectiveness of vetiver in stabiizing a difficult residential slope in Australia

Sixth International Conference on Vetiver
Papers and Presentations

May 2015

BIO ENGINEERING

CONFERENCE FIELD TRIPS

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

OTHER APPLICATIONS

PHOTO CONTEST

POSTER

RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

SOCIO ECONOMICS

SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION

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"Vetiver Saved My Herd" Raphael Luque's Experience with drought

A Study on the Performance and Mechanism
of Soil-reinforcement by Herb Root System

Paper by: Hong Cheng, Xiaojie Yang, Aiping Liu, Hengsheng Fu, Ming Wan

Soil physical and biological properties as influenced by growth of vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanioides L.) in a semi-arid environment of South Africa

Paper by: Simeon Materechera

Vetiveria Zianaioides Plantation for Slope Stabilization in Kuwait: A Case Study

Paper by: Majda Khali Suleiman, Narayana Ramachnadra Bhat, Sheen Jacob

Nutrient uptake rate and removal efficiency of Vetiveria zizanioides in contaminated waters

Paper by: Akbarzadeh, A, Jamshidi, Sand Vakhshouri, M.

TREATMENT OF HOSPITAL WASTEWATER BY VETIVER AND TYPICAL REED PLANTS AT WETLAND METHOD

Paper by: Abolfazl Rahmani Sai and Fateme Dareini

Modeling Ground Water Recharge Under Vetiver Hedgerows

Presentation

Vetiver for Mine Tail Re-vegetation of Mofu Mountain in Nanjing of China

Paper by Fang Changjiu

A Simple Technology for the Remediation of Waste Water Discharge from
Tapioca Factories

Paper by: E. R. Indrayatie, E. Handayanto, W.H. Utomo
ICV6 COMPLETE CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS Proceedings
RECOVERY "QUEBRADA LA MONA" WITH VETIVER AND PLANTING FRUIT TREES TO IMPROVE THE COMMUNITY DIET. Maracay - VENEZUELA. Jardín Humano Taller Sobeida Luque (Human garden, Worshop Sobeida Luque)
Newsletter Number 2, pag 1, april 2015
Barrio Ojo de Agua, Maracay-Venezuela
Edited By Dr. Oswaldo Luque Mirabal
Email oluque1@gmail.com
2015 KING OF THAILAND VETIVER AWARDS summary of winners
VETIVER SYSTEM: A LOW COST AND NATURAL SOLUTION FOR THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CONTAMINATED WATER
SISTEMA VETIVER:
UNA SOLUCIÓN NATURAL Y DE BAJO COSTOPARA LA PREVENCIÓN Y TRATAMIENTO DE AGUAS CONTAMINADAS

paper by Paul Truong and Yorleny Cruz

Spanish English

PHYTOREMEDIATION OF CONTAMINATED LAND USING VETIVER GRASS
FITORREMEDIACIÓN DE SUELOS CONTAMINADOS UTILIZANDO PASTO VETIVER

paper by Paul Truong and Yorleny Cruz

Spanish English

Vetiver in Ecuador By Piet Sabbe - A short assessment of the author's experience with vetiver

 
YUNNAN VETIVER NETWORK AND ITS CONTRIBUTIONS ON APPLICATION AND EXTENSION OF VETIVER SYSTEM

Paper by Liyu Xu , Biao Huang2  

Coordinator of China Vetiver Network; 2 Secretary-general of China Vetiver Network

Vetiver Grass Installation Guide Guide prepared by Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council in cooperation with USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Pacific Islands Area with support from an NRCS Conservation Innovation Grant November 2012
Vetiver, the Magical Grass spreads in Busia County (Kenya) Article by Cheki ABUJE
TVNI Financial Statements for 2014 See folder
Obtaining Seeds and Plants for Conservation

Paper by Robert J. Joy and Dale O. Evans
Useful info on plant sources including vetiver for the USA Pacific Islands

Ghana: An Urban Wastewater Solution - African Vetiver Grass Press Release - Effiom Oku
POTENTIAL OF VETIVER FOR PHYTOREMEDIATION OF WASTE IN RETTING AREA Paper by N. Girija et al.
A remedy against erosion Article in Spain by Eugenio Cabezas
John Greenfield on Vetiver Grass and Soil ans water Conservation

Interviews posted on YouTube by Jim Smyle
Interview 1 and Interview 2

Vetiver Grass : A Sustainable Option for Slope Protection and Many Others Article in "greenasiaforce"
Vetiver System: A Green Investment For Sustainable Development
Essay from "A Growing Culture"
Philippines: Propagating ‘Vetiver grass’ For Disaster Preparedness Press Release by World Food Program
Vetiver grass: A Solution for Land Rehabilitation

Written by Fiona Imbali
Download PDF

Vetiver Grass: A Thin Green Line Against Erosion Book by BOSTID
Vetiver Grass as a Potential Resource for Rural Development in Bangladesh Paper by M. P. Islam1, Md. Khairul Hassan Bhuiyan, M. Z. Hossain
THE UPTAKE OF URANIUM FROM SOIL TO VETIVER GRASS (VETIVER ZIZANIOIDES (L.) NASH) Paper by Luu Viet Hung, Bui Duy Cam, Dang Duc Nhan, Tran Thi Van
CLIMATE PROOFING, ADAPTING TO CLIMATE CHANGE & REDUCING RISK
Through Positive Interventions in HP (India)
Presentation by M.P.Singh
BEAUDESERT LANDCARE GULLY STABILISATION PROJECT CRYNA ROAD Presentation by Paul Truong
VETIVER SYSTEM:
REVERSING DEGRADATION ON- AND OFF-FARM,
TO KEEP SOIL CARBON IN PLACE, BUILD UP
ROOT BIOMASS AND TURN
DEGRADED AREAS IN BIOFUEL SOURCES
Document by Elise Pinners
CERTIFIED ORGANIC VETIVER
MADAGASCAR, TOAMASINA
Presentation
Vetiver on their Tuscany vineyard Note by: Andrea and Valentina Rossi

A SUSTAINABLE RURAL-WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUE TRANSFORMING VILLAGES

paper by Geetika Kalhaa,
M.P. Singhb
VETIVER PHYTOREMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY
An Effective, Simple and Low Cost Method of
Treating Contaminated Water to Control Diseases
Presentation by Paul Truong
Poverty Alleviation Using the Vetiver System
In Tropical Developing Countries
Essay by John Greenfield
Use of Vetiver as Soil Bioengineering Structure for Stabilization of Landslides-scarred areas in the Cameroon: A Pilot Project. Note by Effiom Oku
Soil physical and biological properties as influenced by growth of vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanioides L.) in a semi-arid environment of South Africa Paper by Simeon Materechera
Green Structure for Soil and Water Conservation
on Cultivated Steep Land
Paper by Effiom Oku, Ambrose Aiyela and Paul Truong
Waste Water Vetiver Treatment Nepal Poster by Nandani Pari Ghimire
VETIVER SYSTEM FOR SUSTAINABLE EROSION CONTROL AND LAND REHABILITATION Presentation by Paul Truong showing impact of vetiver 16 years after planting
REPORT OF EXPLORATION FOR VETIVER GRASS IN IMO STATE Notes and images
Infiltration and stability of soil slope with vetiver grass subjected to rainfall from numerical modeling Paper by: A. Jotisankasa,W. Mairaing, and
S. Tansamrit
Impact of organic manure on the
phytoremediation potential of Vetiveria
zizanioides in chromium-contaminated soil
Paper by: Saumya S. Pillai , N. Girija, G. Prakash Williams & Mathew
Koshy
Vegetative Barriers - A New Upland Buffer Tool This is a new practice for which there is not currently a National Practice Standard. This module was developed from a draft standard developed by Bob Glennon and the Mississippi standard Vegetative Barrier (Interim) Code 205. Presentation
Piloto de Tratmiento No Convencional Para Aguas Asociadas a la Produccion de Hidrocarburos Empleando Humedal Artificial Con Pasto Vetiver Presentation by Raul Alonso, Juan Gravito and Jose Navarro
Científicos de Arica logran recuperar aguas
contaminadas para utilizarlas en riego
Using the vetiver system was achieved absorb much of the toxic material that was in the
water improving quality and managing to be used for irrigation since the results of heavy
metals such as boron, lead, manganese and arsenic were optimal.
Sandra Ugalde
Socio - Economic Benefits of the Vetiver System Technology in Mining Areas in Developing Countries Presentation and Poster by Paul Truong
BIOLOGICAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT
BY PHYTOREMEDIATION IN A
CONSTRUCTED WETLAND SYSTEM
A Comparative Study using Vetiver (Chrysopogon Zizanioides) and
Narkot (Phragmites karka)
by Nandani Pari Ghimire of Nepal
Vetiver System Technology Poster in Spanish
Vetiver grass for Biomass Fuel Note by Gueric Boucard
Vetiver System Technology for Infrastructure Stabilization A new presentation by Paul Truong with an excellent overview of VS capability for slope protection
Vetiver for railroad protection in China Essay by Liyu Xu
Vetiver System for Sustainable Erosion Control and Land Rehabilitation Presentation by Paul Truong of a slope in Australia that was planted to vetiver 17 years ago (1997)
Biological Wastewater treatment: Comparative study
 Using Vetiver( Vetiver zizanioides) and Narkot (Phragmites karka) 
Poster by Nandani Ghimire of Nepal

VETIVER PHYTOREMEDIATION TECHNOLOGY
An Effective, Simple and Low Cost Method of Treating Contaminated Water to Control Diseases

Presentation by Paul Truong
Green Structures for Soil and Water Conservation on Cultivated Steep Land Paper by: Effiom Oku, Ambrose Aiyelari, and Paul Truong
A SUSTAINABLE RURAL-WASTE WATER MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUE TRANSFORMING VILLAGES Paper by: Geetika Kalhaa, MBA; President, Village Life Improvement Foundation. M.P. Singhb, B. Tech.(Civil); M.I.E. (Mech.), Earthizenz Eco-Friendly Systems

Andrea Rossi - Vetiver Toscana

TVNI Technical Certification in propagatioin and soil and water conservation
Savonnerie Tropicale Huilerie de Melville (STHM) is growing the only certified organic palm oil plantation in Mascareignes Island and running a mill to manufacture certified Organic Crude Palm Oil in the East coast of Madagascar. Vetiver Chrysopogon zizanioides from South India type (essentially sterile) was introduced in 2004 for soil and moisture conservation, and in particularly for waterway protection. Savonnerie Tropicale Huilerie de Melville has recently been certified by the Vetiver network in Nursery Propagation and Supply, soil and water conservation, and extension. See the companys's submission
Beaudesert Landcare Gully Stabilisation Project - Cryna Rd, Queensland, Australia Presentation by Paul Truong
Climate Proofing, Adapoting to Climate Change and Reducing Risk through Positive Interventions in Himachal Pradesh, India Presentation by M.P.Singh
Vetiver Grass as a Potential Resource for Rural Development in Bangladesh Paper by M. P. Islam, Md. Khairul Hassan Bhuiyan, and M. Z. Hossain
Vetiver Grass: A Thin Green Line Against Erosion Book - Board on Science and Technology for International Development
National Research Council
THE UPTAKE OF URANIUM FROM SOIL TO VETIVER GRASS (VETIVER ZIZANIOIDES (L.) NASH) Paper by: Luu Viet Hung, Bui Duy Cam, Dang Duc Nhan, Tran Thi Van

Application of VetiverSystem for Control of River Erosion
Photo Essay By Shantanoo Bhattacharyya, Executive Engineer, PWD, Assam & Volunteer in Bioengineering
shantanoo.bhattacharyya@gmail.com
Ho Chi Minh Highway Fourteen Years Later (2000 - 2014)
A Photo Essay on the Role of Vetiver System in Controlling Erosion on the Highway Following a Visit in February 2014 Dr. Paul Truong
TVNI Technical Director and Director for Asia and Oceania, Veticon Consulting, Brisbane , Australia
<P.Truong@veticon.com.au>
Assessment of Silage Quality and Forage Acceptability of Vetiver Grass (Chrysopogon zizanioides L. Roberty) Ensiled with Cassava Peels by Wad Goat Paper by O.O. Falola, M.C. Alasa and O.J. Babayemi
Phytoremediation : Vetiver Grass in Remediation of Soil
Contaminated with Trichloroethylene
Paper by J. Janngam1, P. Anurakpongsatorn, T. Satapanajaru, and S. Techapinyawat
Use of Vetiver Grass for Soil and Water Conservation in
Nigeria
paper by Babalola, O.; S.C. Jimba, O. Maduakolam & O. A. Dada
Nutritional and Antinutritional Components of Vetiver Grass (Chrysopogon zizanioides L. Roberty) at Different Stages of Growth Paper by O.O. Falola, M.C. Alasa, A.J. Amuda and O.J. Babayemi
Tiller Effects of Vetiver Grass
(Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash)
Paper by Mohammad Golam Moula and Mohammad Sayedur Rahman
Poverty Alleviation Using the Vetiver System
In Tropical Developing Countries.
Note by John Greenfield
Conservation Marketing:The Case of Vetiver Grass Technology
(VGT) in Illu Aba Bora Zone, (Ethiopia)
Paper by Tessema Chekun Awoke
Freelance
P.O. Box 100826, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
E-mail: chekunt@yahoo.com / chekunt@gmail.com
VETIVER SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY FOR PHYTOREMEDIATION OF
PALM OIL MILL EFFLUENT (POME)

Paper by Negisa Darajeh, Azni Idris, Astimar Abdul Aziz, and Paul Truong
PowerPoint

Soil Erosion Threatens Food Production

Paper by David Pimentel and Michael Burgess
Farmers' Perception on the Role of Vetiver Grass in Soil and Water Conservation in South Western Ethiopia:-The Case of Tulube Peasant Association; Metu District Paper by: Tekalign Negash Terefe

Purple Fountain Grass is not related to C.zizanioides

Note by Paul Truong
PROCEEDINGS - Power points, papers and posters of 1ST PHILIPPINE CONFERENCE ON VETIVER, MARCH 5-7, 2014 Proceedings 
Extreme Slope Stabilisation
Using Vetiver System

by Paul Truong - Technical Director TVNI
Published by Pacific Rim Vetiver Network

Vetiver System for slope stabilization
Biotechnology Environmental Solutions
Soluciones ambientales en biotecnología

Presentation in Spanish (with some English) by Vetiver Panama SA. This presentation focuses on slope stabilization of roads, rivers and canal banks, and could be very useful for introducing VS technology to new clients (large file MB19)

Chile. Perform first crop irrigation with purified water through the Vetiver System

Sandra Ugalde, Project Technical Coordinator English Spanish

COMMERCIAL SCALE PRODUCED WATER
TREATMENT USING WETLANDS–REDUCING
THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF OILFIELD
OPERATIONS

Roman Breuer, BAUER Umwelt GmbH, Edelshausen, Germany Text
(this large project uses Phragmytes - Vetiver could be a good alternative)

VETIVER SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY FOR PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF POLLUTED WATER Presentation by Paul Truong
Speech by Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, at Brian Robinson Memorial Lecture at 5th International Contaminated Site Remediation Conference (Cleanup 2013) Text

Establishing Native Vegetation for Soil Stabilization in Semi-Arid Areas inSouth Africa, Ethiopia and Madagascar

A five star Presentation by Roley Noffke of Hydromulch South Africa
INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT USING VETIVER FLOATS IN AUSTRALIA Presentation by Paul Truong
Treating Waste Water with Vetiver Grass

Alex Donaldson and Lily Grimshaw
Paper

Vetiver System and Viticulture

Andrea and Valentina Rossi, Tscany, Italy
Photo essay

Abstracts collected from Chinese journals published since 2011 in relation to Vetiver Miscellaneous
Abstracts collected from Chinese journals published since 2011 in relation to Vetiver Research
Abstracts collected from Chinese journals published since 2011 in relation to Vetiver Bioengineering
Abstracts collected from Chinese journals published since 2011 in relation to Vetiver Agriculture and Soil Conservation
Abstracts collected from Chinese journals published since 2011 in relation to Vetiver Phytoremediation
Abstracts collected from Chinese journals published since 2011 in relation to Vetiver Wastewater
Innovative Phytoremediation Process Utilizes Landfill Leachate as a Resource in Lieu of Traditional Disposal as a Waste Brad Granley (contact)
Phytoremediation
A Changing Industry: On-site Phytoremediation of Landfill Leachate Using Trees and Grasses – Case Studies Brad Granley(contact) and Paul Truong (contact)
Phytoremediation
VETIVER SYSTEM APPLICATION IN THE USA AND MEXICO Paul Truong(contact) and Brad Granley(contact)Phytoremediation
Indian Railways Bioengineering Tech manual document
VETIVER BIOENGINEERING COMPLEMENTARY TO SOIL NAILING PowerPoint by Truong and Londono
ESTUDIO DE LAS CONDICIONES EDÁFICAS Y FITOPATÓLOGICAS QUE DETERMINAN EL DESARROLLO DEL VETIVER (Chrysopogon zizanioides) EN UN TALUD EN FRAIJANES, ALAJUELA. Document (Spanish)
Global Review on the Application of
Vetiver System for
Infrastructure Protection
PowerPoint by Paul Truong
CENTRO DE DESARROLLO COMUNITARIO CENTEOTL, A.C presentation
Vetiver System for Landfill Leachate Seepage Control in Australia PowerPoint by Paul Truong
Vetiver Seedlings Multiplication in Rice Husk Amended Soil and Crops Performance on Erosion-Prone Hillside under Vetiver Buffer Strips paper by Effiom Oku, Ambrose Aiyelari, Olajire Fagbolaand Ayuk Essoka
THE POTENTIAL OF VETIVER GRASS FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT Thesis ABDULKERIM BEDEWI
Alphabetical List of Vernacular Names of Vetiver Document by Narong Chomchalow of Thailand
VETIVER PONTOONS FOR WASTEWATER
TREATMENT IN STORAGE PONDS
PowerPoint by Paul Truong
Vetiver Activities by the Vetiver Network
Southern African - 2013
Document by Rudi Scheepers
Use of Vetiver as Soil Bioengineering Structure for Stabilization of
Landslides-scarred areas in the Cameroon:
A Pilot Project.

Promotion of Vetiver
grass in Iran (2013)

(irrigation canal, river banks, and landfills)

Photo Essay by:Iranian Association of Vetiver Promotion
Jamshid Sabetan Fadaei & Sasan Aleebrahim
E mail: IRANVETIVER@YAHOO.COM
P.O. Box 19575567, Tehran

Floating Vetiver Pontoons in Australia Photo essay bu Paul Truong
POTENTIAL APPLICATION OF VETIVER
SYSTEM FOR EROSION CONTROL AT POINT
CELESTE MARSH, NEW ORLEANS, USA
Presentation by Jack Bertel and Paul Truong
Vetiver Seedlings Multiplication in Rice Husk Amended Soil and Crops Performance on Erosion-Prone Hillside under Vetiver Buffer Strips Important and useful paper by Effiom Oku, Ambrose Aiyelar, Olajire Fagbola, and Ayuk Essoka.

Vetiver System Posters

Courtesy of Paul Truong - these posters can be downloaded and printed (high resolution)