This guide sets out the main issues and significant challenges, and suggests solutions and guidelines for viable NTFP-based SMFEs. Government, nongovernmental agencies and their business partners have important roles to play in developing this sector from its vibrant, but largely informal status. This can be achieved by creating a more enabling, consistent and credible business and forest management framework of support, regulation and policy, that offers more and better opportunities to all those involved in getting a product from the forest to consumers.
Topic: guide books,Non Timber Forest Products,forests,enterprises,sustainability,management,guide books,guidelines
Publisher: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Bogor, Indonesia
Publication Year: 2013Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.