Yann Guignon

Blessings Of The Forest


Yann Guignon is a Franco-Gabonese, Bwiti practitioner for 17 years who has been consecrated as "Guardian of the Tradition". He is the founder of "Blessings Of The Forest NGO" (BOTF) dedicated to the conservation and the sustainable/fair valorization of iboga in Gabon, in agreement with the Gabonese government and natives communities from most ancient bwiti tribes. BOTF is chaired PhD Professor Jean Noel Gassita, dean of global iboga(ïne) research. Yann's organization finances and manages a network of associative iboga plantations that is about to become the first provider respecting Nagoya Protocol terms.