GUS LE BRETON

ZIMBABWE

Vitamin C: From Citrus to Baobab…connecting the dots in biodiversity and healing

Meet Gus Le Breton, popularly known as the African Plant Hunter. He is a Zimbabwean-based African plant specialist with a deep knowledge of African trees and plants.
Gus is a Cambridge and Yale-educated ethnobotanist from Zimbabwe. For over 20 years, he has explored and shared his knowledge of the extraordinary healing properties of African plants. He has built a career developing and promoting African plant products for launch onto global markets.
Africa is a continent blessed with astonishing plant biodiversity. Most medicines developed in the last century have derived from nature and plants.
Gus is on a mission to identify what medicinal plants there are in Africa, how they have traditionally been used, and bring knowledge and awareness of African plants and biodiversity to the world.
Gus is a leading advocate for sustainable plant use and conservation in Africa.

https://africanbaobaballiance.org/

PROFESSOR THOMAS HUMMEL

GERMANY

CHANCHAL CABRERA

CANADA

DOCTOR MICHAEL LEON

USA

DOCTOR NICOLE BOUKHALIL

LEBANON

MARCO VALUSSI

ITALY

DOCTOR RUTA ALDONYTE

LITHUANIA

FIONA HEDIGAN

IRELAND

DOCTOR EVA HEUBERGER

GERMANY

DOCTOR BENOIT ROGER

CANADA

PÄIVI HELENA BLÖCHL

AUSTRIA

FRAUKE GALIA

USA

JANET NIENHUIS

THE NETHERLANDS

DOCTOR ADRIANA NUNES WOLFFENBÜTTEL

BRAZIL

CLAIRE ROBILLIARD

ENGLAND

DOCTOR SUNITA SINGH

INDIA

DEVI PRASAD BHANDARI

NEPAL

DOCTOR MARIAN REVEN

USA

CAROLINE INGRAHAM

ENGLAND

JONATHAN BENAVIDES

THE NETHERLANDS

DENISE CUSACK

USA

JONATHAN HINDE

ENGLAND

MADELEINE KERKHOF

THE NETHERLANDS

GABRIEL MOJAY

USA

HELEN NAGLE-SMITH

ENGLAND

DOCTOR RAFAEL OLIVEIRA DA SILVA

BRAZIL

KAREN SWANEPOEL

SOUTH AFRICA

DOCTOR FRANÇOISE COUIC-MARINIER

FRANCE

TERESA BARRON

ENGLAND

LAUREN BOOKLIN

CHANNEL ISLANDS

SANIEN DE BEER

SOUTH AFRICA

JENNIFER PRESSIMONE

USA

KAYLA FIORAVANTI

USA

JIRBIE GO

PHILIPPINES

NINA MEDVED

SLOVENIA