Section 2 The role of
biometrics in NWFP resource assessment
2.1 The role of resource assessment in sustainable NWFP harvesting
2.2 Why is quantitative resource information needed?
2.3 What makes a study biometrically sound?
2.4 How good are existing methods?
2.5 Is biometrics always necessary?
Section 3 Quantitative
studies on NWFPs
3.1 Finding out how much of a resource is present
3.2 Finding out the yield of a resource
3.3 Measuring growth and production rates
3.4 Determining sustainable harvest levels
3.5 Monitoring the success of management actions
3.6 Participatory approaches
Contributions from other approaches to NWFP resource
4.1 Biodiversity inventory
4.2 Social science techniques
4.3 Looking at NWFPs from a cultural perspective
4.4 Defining ethnobotany.
4.5 Economic methods
7.1 Annex 1. Classification of NWFPs - examples of approaches used
7.2 Annex 2. Understanding plots and subplots
7.3 Annex 3. Example of NWFP inventory outputs
7.4 Annex 4. Some currently used and emerging sampling methods
7.5 Annex 5. Useful institutions and Web sites