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The Non-wood Forest Products (NWFPs) or Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs) have shown a great contribution to the tribal economy, in the international, national and regional markets and this have abundant economic significance for them. The present study was initiated through the primary survey of...

Author(s)
Rajkumar Yadav; Ketan Mewada; Sweta Rajpurohit; Kamboj, R. D.
Publisher
Indian Forester, Dehradun, India
Citation
Indian Forester, 2018, 144, 4, pp 330-335
Abstract

Pollution due to the wood and non-wood based industries is one of the main reasons for the depletion of forestry resources. On the onset of industrial era, the number of industries was less but now it has increased much due to rapid pace of development. Industrialization affects forestry resources...

Author(s)
Kusum Lata; Dubey, B.; Misra, A. K.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Natural Resource Modeling, 2016, 29, 4, pp 559-580
Abstract

This report compares the international statistics on non-wood forest products (NWFPs) by review-ing the three main international statistical classifications: the Harmonized System (HS), the Central Product Classification (CPC) and the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC). It...

Author(s)
Sorrenti, S.
Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
Citation
Non-Wood Forest Products, 2017, No.22, pp 130 pp.
Abstract

Publisher
Centre of Minor Forest Products (COMFORPTS) for Rural Development & Environmental Conservation (COMFORPTS), Dehra Dun, India
Citation
MFP News, 2018, 28, 4, pp 12
Abstract

Non Wood Forest Products play a key role in the life and economy of communities living in and around forests. This paper examines the livelihood of people in a Protected Area and the factors influencing the extent of their dependence on forest. NWFPs have a tremendous potential to create large...

Author(s)
Vikas Kumar
Publisher
Centre of Minor Forest Products (COMFORPTS), Dehra Dun, India
Citation
International Journal of Forest Usufructs Management, 2015, 16, 1, pp 67-75
Abstract

A study pertaining to procurement and marketing of non-timber forest products was conducted in Udaipur district of Rajasthan. The present study was based on primary data collected during the year 2015-16. The study covered 120 tribal households randomly selected from six villages of two tehsils of...

Author(s)
Sandeep Kumar; Meena, G. L.
Publisher
Indian Forester, Dehradun, India
Citation
Indian Forester, 2018, 144, 3, pp 252-259
Abstract

Eco-friendly technologies (EFTs) and microfinance provide impetus for securing the livelihoods of forest-living communities. Use of EFTs arrests the degradation of forests in addition to enhancing people's livelihoods. Forest-living people adopt unsustainable harvesting methods due to a lack of...

Author(s)
Teki, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
Sustainable Development, 2017, 25, 1, pp 1-10
Abstract

This paper explores the role of REDD+ programs in promoting community led preservation and restoration of forests in the Himalayan region of India. As there often exists a direct conflict between generating carbon credits through forest conservation and forestry-based livelihood sustenance...

Author(s)
Ranjan, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2019, 236, pp 280-290
AbstractFull Text

Forests worldwide are under tremendous pressure - and so are the 1.6 billion forest dwellers who depend on these for their livelihoods. Forest and tree diversity are essential to sustain forest ecosystems and livelihoods. Yet, forest degradation, evidenced in the rapid and disconcerting loss of...

Author(s)
Jalonen, R.; Lamers, H.; Elias, M.
Publisher
Bioversity International, Rome, Italy
Citation
Guidelines for equitable and sustainable non-timber forest product management, 2018, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

This paper discusses the Congress-led government passed Forest Rights Acts, which classified bamboo as 'minor fores produce'. The act gave tribals and other forest-dwellers the right to grow the grass on their traditional forestlands, to harvest and sell it without the interference of forest...

Publisher
Centre of Minor Forest Products (COMFORPTS) for Rural Development & Environmental Conservation (COMFORPTS), Dehra Dun, India
Citation
MFP News, 2018, 28, 1, pp 8-9

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