Since and prior to the initialization of civilizations, humankind hunted and gathered while plants and herbs were the mainstays of treatment. Like many other countries, in many rural and tribal areas of Bangladesh, people relied on nature and natural remedies to heal and prevent diseases due to the immense abundance of medicinal plants. Nonetheless, these medicinal plants are also a great source of income generation, employment creation, entrepreneurship. This study concentrated on the marketing system and value addition process by understanding market actor's performance through the efficiency of the supply chain nodes in the medicinal plants business. The constraints and possible remedies were illustrated with SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, and Threat) analysis to depict the medicinal plants' business environment. Seed suppliers were the highest value-adding actor for Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum), while processors were the least value creator for Basok (Justicia adhatoda). On the other hand, lack...
Medicinal plant business in Bangladesh: exploring the performance of supply chain actors.
M. Ruhul Amin, Department of Agribusiness, Faculty of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur, Bangladesh. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Salauddin Palash, M., Ruhul Amin, M., Yousuf Ali, M., Abdus Sabur, S.; Medicinal plant business in Bangladesh: exploring the performance of supply chain actors.. IFIS Food and Health Sciences Database 2022; doi:
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