NON-WOOD FOREST PRODUCTS
Working Document No.6

 

trade measures - tools to promote the sustainable use of nwfp?

An assessment of trade related instruments influencing the international trade in non-wood forest products and associated management and livelihood strategies

by
Markus Burgener1

Under the supervision of
Sven Walter2

 

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2007

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Contents

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1 Introduction

2 Methodology

3 Overview of the trade in NWFP and the contribution of this trade to livelihoods

4 Overview and discussion of trade-related instruments

5 Application of trade-related instruments to the international trade in NWFP

6 Policies, processes, guidelines and initiatives impacting on the trade in NWFP

7 Conclusions

8 Recommendations, including proposed areas for further research

REFERENCES

ANNEX A: Potential policy areas in which to explore the application of trade-related instruments to international trade in NWFP

ANNEX B: National Analysis of Trade-Related Instruments Influencing Trade in Brazil nuts (Bertholletia excelsa) and Caimans (Caiman yacare): Applications and Impacts on Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Forest Management in Bolivia

ANNEX C: National Analysis of Trade-Related Instruments Influencing Trade in African cherry (Prunus africana) and the African grey parrots (Psittacus erithacus): Applications and Impacts on Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Forest Management in Cameroon