Sustainable development of non-timber forest products: implication for forest management in India

@inproceedings{Mahapatra1997SustainableDO,
  title={Sustainable development of non-timber forest products: implication for forest management in India},
  author={Ajay Kumar Mahapatra and Cameron Mitchell},
  year={1997}
}
Abstract Sustainable exploitation of non-wood forest resources as a means for achieving the complimentary objectives of natural forest conservation and income generation for rural inhabitants has drawn international attention in recent years. Accomplishing these dual goals requires an understanding of how non-timber forest products (NTFP) extraction and marketing functions in the tropical regions. This is often hindered by an absence of basic research and analysis. The paper reviews the… CONTINUE READING

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