Entries by Ginger Floyd

WIPO releases Guide pratique de la propriété intellectuelle

PROMETRA International published its first Guide to Intellectual Property in 2003 as part of our campaign to promote and protect our indigenous traditional knowledge systems.  We applaud WIPO’s recent contribution to this information.     Comment protéger et promouvoir votre culture : Guide pratique de la propriété intellectuelle pour les peuples autochtones et les communautés […]

Do Not Confuse Libya Slavery with the African Middle Passage

An Essay Do Not Be Confused   Slavery in Libya should not be confused with the African Middle Passage *********** Dr. Erick Gbodossou, President of PROMETRA International shares his thoughts on the current situation regarding the selling of Africans in Libya and the impact of the Middle Passage Slave Trade on the continent and population […]

2017 African Traditional Medicine Day

Celebrate African Traditional Medicine Day – August 31st In July 2003 the African Heads of State and Government endorsed a plan of action for the first Decade of African Traditional Medicine. The World Health Organization Africa Region (WHO AFRO) officially designated August 31st of each year as African Traditional Medicine Day. PROMETRA International and its […]

President of Mauritius Supports African Traditional Plant Resources Knowledge

  Her Excellency President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim,  in Nature Vol. 548, outlines the importance and value of African’s 45,000 plant species that hold value for industry and humanity.  She urges Africa governments to make significant efforts to exploit knowledge of traditional botanical resources. 25% of the world’s plant genetic resources are found throughout the continent of […]

2016 International AIDS Day

PROMETRA International Continues the Fight Against HIV PROMETRA International continues its decades long fight to end the epidemic of HIV/AIDS that continues to devastate our continent. We continue our research into the safety and effectiveness of African traditional herbal products with our academic partner, Morehouse School of Medicine (USA).  Our traditional healers are being trained […]

PROMETRA International Welcomes Andrew J Young Foundation and Morehouse School of Medicine to Senegal

Andrew Young Foundation (AYF) Visit PROMETRA International Day #3 of the Andrew J Young Foundation’s Visit to PROMETRA International The Andrew J Young Foundation video team visited Gorée Island to film within The House of Slaves (Maison des Esclaves) and its Door of No Return today.  This museum  is a memorial  to theAtlantic slave trade on […]

VISITE DE TRAVAIL DE l’ASSOCIATION DES ECRIVAINS AFRICAINS A PROMETRA INTERNATIONAL

VISITE DE TRAVAIL DE l’ASSOCIATION DES ECRIVAINS AFRICAINS A PROMETRA INTERNATIONAL   Le 11 Novembre 2016 à 16H30, une forte délégation de l’Association des Écrivains Africains s’est rendue au siège de PROMETRA International. Cette visite entre dans le cadre du partenariat établi avec leurs homologues de l’Association des Écrivains Sénégalais suite à leur visite en […]

Andrew J Young Foundation Will Visit Senegal and PROMETRA International November 26 – 30, 2016

Andrew J  Young Foundation Will Visit Senegal and PROMETRA International                             November 26-30, 2016 PROMETRA International will host the Andrew J Young Foundation delegation for a visit to Senegal later this month.  Ambassador Andrew J Young and Executive Director Kathy White met with Senegalese President, HE Macky Sall in Washington, DC on November 12th to discuss […]

PROMETRA International USA Visit to Discuss HIV/AIDS Research and Aquaponics Systems

PROMETRA International USA Visit Dr. Erick Gbodossou, President of PROMETRA International visited the Andrew J Young Foundation and Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA USA. Visiting various aquaponics systems, PROMETRA International pledged to support the Andrew J Young Foundation and HATponics to reach their goal of “feeding 20 million people by 2020” through the […]