The Neem tree exemplifies Mahatma Gandhis concept of economy of permanence and has much to offer in solving global, agricultural, environmental and public health problems. No other tree can match Neems usefulness. Neem rightfully belongs to the millions of ordinary Indians who learnt to put it to use, as it is this knowledge, passed down through generations, that has helped scientists discover Neems amazing potential. The commercial and industrial prospects of neem are unlimited and exciting. Posted by Youmanitas Energy Farms Foundation The Netherlands. Footage from Open University.