Forest harvesting case study 23

 

 

The impact of timber harvesting on the availability
of non-wood forest products in the congo basin

 

 

2007

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Table of contents

FOREWORD
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
LIST OF ACRONYMS

1. BACKGROUND

2. METHODOLOGY

    Description of study sites
    The Zega site in Cameroon
    The Nguengueli site in the Central African Republic
    Research methods
3. POLICIES GOVERNING NWFP MANAGEMENT IN FOREST CONCESSIONS
    Review of the impact of logging on NWFP availability
    Cameroon forestry policy on NWFPs
    Cameroon forest concession policy
    State-of-the-art of forest concessions in Cameroon
    Policy tools governing concessions
    Forestry policy of the Central African Republic
    Procedure for awarding exploitation and management permits
    Forestry code of the Central African Republic and NWFPs
4. MAIN RESULTS OF THE CASE STUDIES
    Zega case study
    Importance of NWFPs to the inhabitants of Zega
    Impact of timber harvesting on NWFP availability
    Perceptions of ALPICAM Kika resource persons
    Opinion of the MINFOF resource person
    Suggestions and recommendations made by stakeholders
    Nguengueli case study
    Impact of logging on the availability of NWFPs
    Perception of villagers with respect to SBB
    Perceptions of SBB resource persons
5. SUMMARY OF LESSONS LEARNED
    Economic aspects
    Social aspects
    Ecological aspects
    Comparison of forestry policies

6. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

    General recommendations

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