FORESTRY DEPARTMENT
Non-Wood Forest Products Programme

DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS RELATED TO
NON - WOOD FOREST PRODUCTS
A PILOT STUDY IN SURINAME

By

Caroline M. Rahan-Chin
Faculty of Technology
Adek University of Suriname, Paramaribo
Under the supervision and coordination of
Fritz Horsten, Sven Walter and Johan Lejeune


Food and Organization Organization of the United Nations
Rome, Italy

With financial support of

EC-FAO Partnership Programme
Project GCP/INT/679/EC

"Data Collection and Analysis for Sustainable Forest Management in ACP Countries - Linking National and International Efforts"
Project GCP/RAF/354/EC

"Programme Sustainable Forest Management in African ACP Countries"
June 2002


Table of Contents

FOREWORD
SUMMARY
RSUM

1. INTRODUCTION
2. CURRENT STATUS OF NWFP IN SURINAME

2.5 NWFP OF MAJOR NATIONAL IMPORTANCE

3. EXISTING METHODOLOGIES ON NWFP DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS IN SURINAME

4. PROPOSED METHODOLOGY FOR STATISTICAL DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS

5. CONCLUSIONS
6. RECOMMENDATIONS
7. REFERENCES
8. ANNEXES