Into the Wild: Disentangling Non-Wood Terms and Definitions for Improved Forest Statistics

  title={Into the Wild: Disentangling Non-Wood Terms and Definitions for Improved Forest Statistics},
  author={Giulia Francesca Muir and Serena Sorrenti and Paul Vantomme and Enrico Vidale and Mauro Masiero},
  journal={International Forestry Review},
  pages={101 - 119}
SUMMARY As scientists strive to make nature's value visible, a large portion of forests and wild biodiversity known as non-wood forest products (NWFPs) continues to remain largely invisible and unaccounted for. At the core of the problem is wide disaccord over what is a NWFP (and correlate terms), a debate which has been running in circles for nearly three decades. This paper reviews existing terms and definitions, with the aim of improving forest statistics and the visibility of NWFPs. The… 

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