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Non-timber products from tropical forests

evaluation of a conservation and development strategy

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Published by New York Botanical Garden in Bronx, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tropics.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest products industry -- Tropics.,
    • Forest products industry -- Environmental aspects -- Tropics.,
    • Non-timber forest products -- Tropics.,
    • Non-timber forest products -- Environmental aspects -- Tropics.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDaniel C. Nepstad & Stephan Schwartzman, editors.
      SeriesAdvances in economic botany ;, v. 9
      ContributionsNepstad, Daniel C., Schwartzman, Stephan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9768.T72 N66 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 164 p. :
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1712802M
      ISBN 100893273767
      LC Control Number92014911

      7. Non-Wood Forest Products for Rural Income and Sustainable Forestry, 8. Trade restrictions affecting international trade in non-wood forest products, 9. Domestication and commercialization of non-timber forest products in agroforestry systems, Tropical palms, Medicinal plants for forest conservation and helth. This book provides a comprehensive, global synthesis of current knowledge on the potential and challenges associated with the multiple roles, use, management and marketing of non-timber forest products (NTFPs). There has been considerable research and policy effort surrounding NTFPs over the .

      1. The harvest of wild non‐timber forest products (NTFP) represents an important source of income to millions of people world‐wide. Despite growing concern over the conservation of these species, as well as their potential to foster forest conservation, information on the ecological implications of harvest is available only in disparate case studies. Tropical forests contain an incredible diversity of fruit, nuts, oil seeds, latexes, resins, gums, spices, and medicinal plants of great potential economic value. This report summarizes the current state of knowledge on the ecology of these non-timber resources and outlines a series of management recommendations for their sustainable harvest.

      Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs)-An overview that more money could be earned from tropical forests by collecting these products than from logging (Choudhury, ). Since then, the importance of NTFPs has moved to the centre stage of the global development agenda. In . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Domestication of tropical trees for timber and non-timber products. Paris: Unesco, (OCoLC)


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This book provides a comprehensive, global synthesis of current knowledge on the potential and challenges associated with the multiple roles, use, management and marketing of non-timber forest products (NTFPs). There has been considerable research and policy effort surrounding NTFPs over the last two and half decades.

The contributions that non-timber forest products (NTFPs) can make to rural livelihoods, and the fact that their use is less ecologically destructive than timber harvesting, have encouraged the belief that more intensive management of forests for such products could contribute to both development and conservation objectives, and have led to initiatives to expand commercial use Cited by: - Buy Non-Timber Forest Products in the Global Context (Tropical Forestry) book online at best prices in India on Read Non-Timber Forest Products in the Global Context (Tropical Forestry) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Hardcover.

Conference Title: Non-timber products from tropical forests. Evaluation of a conservation and development strategy. Evaluation of a conservation and development strategy. Abstract: This volume is based on papers and discussions of an international symposium convened at the National Wildlife wildlife Subject Category: Organism GroupsCited by: The idea to write this book on non-timber forest products (NTFPs) first came from () Non-timber products from tropical forests: evaluation.

of a conservation and development strategy. Adv. Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) were hailed as a “silver bullet” to provide the economic incentives to conserve standing forests while contributing to local livelihoods. While the livelihood benefits of NTFPs have been widely acknowledged, the contribution of the.

The use of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) is as old as human existence [5]. In subsistence and rural economies the role and contributions.

Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) provide important sources of subsistence, income and employment everywhere there are forests (and sometimes even where there are none). With new emphasis on poverty alleviation and livelihood improvement in national and international development agendas, this group of products seems to offer means to increasing welfare in an environmentally.

Wild Tastes in Asia beautifully and timely reminds the reader about what should always be the way we see forests – the richness they provide in terms varieties, food, culture and raw material for a number of non-timber products.

The role of forests as a place for food gathering is seldom even brought on the table when value and governance are. Chapter 1: Framing the Issues Relating to Non-Timber Forest Products Research 1 J.E.

Michael Arnold and Manuel Ruiz P”rez Chapter 2: Observations on the Sustainable Exploitation of Non-Timber Tropical Forest Products An EcologistÕs Perspective Charles M.

Non-timber forest products (NTFPs), also known as non-wood forest products (NWFPs), minor forest produce, special, minor, alternative and secondary forest products, are useful substances, materials and/or commodities obtained from forests which do not require harvesting (logging) include game animals, fur-bearers, nuts, seeds, berries, mushrooms, oils, sap, foliage, pollarding.

Can non-timber forest products match tropical forest conservation and development objectives?. Ecological Economics Details. Belcher.

What isn't an NTFP. International Forestry Review 5(2): Details. PDF, KB Belcher, B. Forest product. The Editor of this book has attempted to ‘provide a source of facts and ideas to all those who are involved with restoration, conservation, and management of tropical forest resources’.

The result is mammoth, over pages of text in two volumes, and weighing in at nearly 4. The first, entitled ‘Research on Non-timber Forest Products’, was organised in conjunction with the University of Zimbabwe, and held in Hot Springs, Zimbabwe, Aug. 28 – Sept. 2, The proceedings were published in the book Current Issues in Non-timber Forest Products Research (Ruiz Pérez and Arnold, eds., ).

A follow-up meeting. The extraction of economically valuable, non-timber forest products (NTFPs), leaving the forest structurally and functionally intact, has emerged as a potential forest conservation and development strategy. This strategy was discussed at a symposium entitled "Extractive Economies in Tropical Forests: A Course of Action" in This publication includes a sub-set of symposium papers and a.

Forests, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Dear Colleagues, Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) may be defined as any product or provisioning ecosystem service other than commercial timber that is produced in natural and human dominated landscapes including forests and other vegetation formations.

Non-timber products from tropical forests: evaluation of a conservation and development strategy. [Daniel C Nepstad; Stephan Schwartzman;] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Daniel C Nepstad; Stephan Schwartzman.

Find more information about: ISBN: The markets on non-timber forest products in the humid forest zone of Cameroon. In: Doolan, S. African rainforest and the conservation of biodiversity: proceedings of the Limbe Conference, Limbe Botanic Garden, Cameroon, January pp.

administers a fund for small local NGO projects aimed at conserving tropical forests. It has been instrumental in putting non-timber forest products on the international forest agenda with a study The text of this book is printed on chlorine-free paper.

c Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3. Non-timber Forest Products, Rubber, & Medicines Forests of the Amazon Basin provide much more than just wood. Fruits, nuts, fibers, and medicines are all found in the rainforest, not to mention one the most important of all economic products derived from the Amazon- rubber.

In this installment, we break down “non-timber forest products,” which benefit humans, and ultimately, the forest itself. What is a ‘non-timber forest product’? It’s any product other than timber that is naturally produced in forests and can be harvested for human use without cutting down trees.10 hours ago  New Forests’ Tropical Asia Forest Fund invests in companies that source timber sustainably (see, “ Taking an ‘impact tranche,’ Packard Foundation pushes forest fund beyond business as usual ”).

Hybrid funds, like Moringa, focus on agribusinesses growing non-timber products in tropical forests.book reviews, comments on articles in the NiEuWSLETTER, and (short) articles describing your activities within the project or importance of tropical forests and forestry in the tropics.

Activities of BOS Introduction to "Non-Timber Forest Products in Southeast Asia".