Non-timber forest products: the way forward for the rural woman?

In the forest communities of Africa, a division of labor has long been clear among men and women. Women have typically been in charge of feeding the family through food-crop cultivation, with their diet supplemented by non-timber forest product collection, while the men helped to clear the food crop plots and concentrated more on cash-crop cultivation and hunting.This article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.