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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

Polysaccharides with unique functional and drug release characteristics have received more and more attention in the field of drug delivery systems. In this study, characterization of polysaccharide (PPSP) from yellow poinciana seeds and its utility as pharmaceutical excipient was investigated. The ...

Author(s)
Varma, C. A. K.; Kumar, K. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 2018, 118, Part B, pp 2156-2162
Abstract

Uttarakhand has half of its population in the rural areas which is dependent on surrounding forests for a part of its living. Lichen (Jhula) which consists of two unrelated organisms, a fungus and an alga growing in symbiotic association, is an important non-timber forest produce providing...

Author(s)
Seema Maikhuri; Ajeet Kaur; Siddharth Napalchyal; Kanchan Dobhal
Publisher
Indian Forester, Dehradun, India
Citation
Indian Forester, 2018, 144, 11, pp 1076-1081
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Publisher
Centre of Minor Forest Products (COMFORPTS) for Rural Development & Environmental Conservation (COMFORPTS), Dehra Dun, India
Citation
MFP News, 2018, 28, 4, pp 12
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Increasing concerns over safety and quality of Non-Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) like honey, fruits, resins, etc have drawn more attention for monitoring the supply chain. In response to growing food safety issues, many technologies related to internet of things, such as RFID are applied to supply...

Author(s)
Kavya Dashora; Ayushi Srivastava
Publisher
Centre of Minor Forest Products (COMFORPTS) for Rural Development & Environmental Conservation (COMFORPTS), Dehra Dun, India
Citation
MFP News, 2018, 28, 4, pp 5-6
Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Canalith repositioning therapy (CRP) is usually effective treatment in benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). However, still, some patients present residual dizziness after successful and effective repositioning maneuver. The objective of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic ...

Author(s)
Swain, S. K.; Behera, I. C.; Sahu, M. C.
Publisher
Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India
Citation
International Journal of Health and Allied Sciences, 2018, 7, 3, pp 196-200
Abstract

Among the non-timber forest products, the medicinal and aromatic plants (MAP) are key forest resources for the world's herbal medicine, cosmetics, health food and other natural products industries. MAP businesses are continuing to increase in many biodiversity-rich areas of the world. The...

Author(s)
Pramod Chandra; Vinay Sharma
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Small-scale Forestry, 2018, 17, 4, pp 423-441
Abstract

Minor Forest Produce obtained from forests are a crucial commercial resource in the lives of tribals and other forest dwelling communities. More than 100 million rural people depend on the sale of minor forest produce for their livelihoods. These communities are legally empowered with governance of ...

Author(s)
Sharma, J. V.; Yogesh Gokhale; Nishant Jain; Lele, Y. A.; Aparna Tyagi; Souvik Bhattacharjya
Publisher
Indian Forester, Dehradun, India
Citation
Indian Forester, 2018, 144, 7, pp 604-610
Abstract

The sustainable livelihood synthesizes all human activities including five core assets: physical, natural, financial, human and social capital upon which the livelihoods are built. The sustainable livelihood approach aims to find out about livelihoods to improve the design and implementation of...

Author(s)
Jitendra Patidar; Bherulal Kumhar; Suresh Mhaske; Seema Jat
Publisher
Puspa Publishing House, Kolkata, India
Citation
International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management, 2018, 9, 2, pp 253-256
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Santal Paraganas of Jharkhand harbours a wide range of forest cover including several significant trees, shrubs and herbs species. The indigenous and tribal communities like Mahalis, Santals, Paharias, Koras, Karmalis, Bhumijs, Kols etc. living in and around these forest areas use their traditional ...

Author(s)
Anuradha Das
Publisher
International Society of Minor Fruits, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Kamburupitiya, Sri Lanka
Citation
International Journal of Minor Fruits, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 2018, 4, 2, pp 31-38

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