Tapping The Green Market

Author: Patricia Shanley
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1853838713
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This special issue of the journal "Public Archaeology" explores indigenous involvement in archaeology and the wide range of areas where archaeological activities have implications for indigenous concerns. Representing one of the most dynamic aspects of pu

Tapping The Green Market

Author: Abraham Guillen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136555242
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There is a rapidly growing interest in, and demand for, non-timber forest products (NTFPs). They provide critical resources across the globe fulfilling nutritional, medicinal, financial and cultural needs. However, they have been largely overlooked in mainstream conservation and forestry politics. This volume explains the use and importance of certification and eco-labelling for guaranteeing best management practices of non-timber forest products in the field. Using extensive case studies and global profiles of non-timber forest products, this work not only seeks to further our comprehension of certification processes but also broaden understanding of non-timber forest product management, harvesting and marketing. It should be useful to forest managers, policy-makers and conservation organizations as well as for academics in these areas.

Beyond Timber Certification And Management Of Non Timber Forest Products

Author: Patricia Shanley
Publisher: CIFOR
ISBN: 9791412448
Size: 55.84 MB
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A focus on forest management standards. NTFPs within the forest management certification framework: chalenges and recommendations. Accessibility and applicability of NTFP certification. A Country case study: NTFP certification in Brazil. Opportunities and challenges of NTFP certification. Social opportunities and challenges. Market and economic opportunities and challenges. Legal and institutional opportunities and challenges. Broader applications for standards and certification. Collaboration and Harmonization: the way forward?.

Non Timber Forest Products In The Global Context

Author: Sheona Shackleton
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642179839
Size: 72.54 MB
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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 book explores the evolution of sentiments regarding the potential of NTFPs in promoting options for sustainable multi-purpose forest management, income generation and poverty alleviation. Based on a critical analysis of the debates and discourses it employs a systematic approach to present a balanced and realistic perspective on the benefits and challenges associated with NTFP use and management within local livelihoods and landscapes, supported with case examples from both the southern and northern hemispheres. This book covers the social, economic and ecological dimensions of NTFPs and closes with an examination of future prospects and research directions.

Wild Product Governance

Author: Sarah A. Laird
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415507138
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Products from the wild, also known as non-timber forest products (NTFPs), are used as medicines, foods, spices, and a multitude of other purposes. They contribute substantially to rural livelihoods, generate revenue for companies and governments, and have a range of impacts on biodiversity conservation. However, there is little information available for those seeking to develop effective policy frameworks and regulation. This book addresses that shortage with information and recommendations on the drafting, content and implementation of NTFP policies, and the broader issues of governance associated with these products. It reviews the diverse elements that combine to create laws and policies that promote sustainable and equitable management, trade and use of species. Drawing on a wealth of unique case studies from around the world, this volume examines experiences with NTFP regulation, including its sometimes unintended consequences. It looks at economic factors, the interface between traditional and western knowledge and legal systems, and relationships between NTFP regulation, land tenure and resource rights, as well as power and equity imbalances. The volume includes a review of available literature and resources, plus an annotated bibliography linked to the People and Plants International website (www.peopleandplants.org). Published with People and Plants International

Non Farm Income From Non Wood Forest Products

Author: Elaine Marshall
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org
ISBN: 9789251061404
Size: 72.18 MB
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Non-wood forest products comprise a wide range of forest goods, providing traditional sources of food, fodder, fertilizer, fibre, medicine, organic construction materials and cultural products, as well as raw industrial materials, making valuable socio-economic, cultural and ecological contributions. This booklet describes how such products are used to meet basic subsistence needs, and the role they can play in income generation through local, regional and international trade. [The main target audience for the FAO Diversification booklets are people and organizations that provide advisory, business and technical support to small-scale farmers and local communities in low and middle-income countries, as well as policy makers and programme managers. They are not intended to be technical "how to do it "guidelines; however each booklet identifies additional sources of information, technical support and websites.]

Bushmeat And Livelihoods

Author: Glyn Davies
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN:
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This book explores the links between bushmeat and livelihoods in Africa, with a focus on the human dimension of the debate. Assembles biological, social and economic perspectives that illuminate the bushmeat debate Features a series of case studies that explore what species survive different intensities of bushmeat hunting and trapping Examines the shape and size of household bushmeat consumption and market trading Reviews governance and institutional impacts on wildlife management; lessons learned from agriculture, forest plant product, and development sectors; and perspectives from Asia and Latin America Provides an excellent resource for students and policy makers in wildlife management, conservation, and development