Business and Knowledge Platform

Built on the operations of the two platforms BioTrade ( and Vietnam Responsible Tourism ( which are legal entities coordinated by the respective project teams at HELVETAS/CRED’s office. Companies, community groups are core members of the platforms and form the knowledge networks.


The aims of the platforms are:

  • Research and product development
  • Knowledge development and management
  • Support to business development
  • Products promotion and marketing.


Services of the platforms are:

  • Market Research
  • Product and tools development (developing and scanning innovations)
  • Knowledge dissemination
  • Knowledge management
  • Conference facilitation.


Find out more about these platforms

Responsible Tourism

The Platform associates different CBT groups with an aim to improve living conditions in remote mountain regions by developing a sustainable & responsible tourism model that utilizes local natural and cultural resources and values



BioTrade – Good for nature – Good for you

The platform features Vietnamese manufacturers of natural ingredients who are committed to a sustainable and ethical business practice – BioTrade.