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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.

Prepared for The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Non-Wood Forest Products Programme

By
Tieguhong Julius Chupezi14 and Ousseynou Ndoye15

Under the supervision of
Sven Walter16

November 2004


Acronyms and Abbreviations

ASSOFOMI Association of Oku Forest Resources management Institutions

ASSOKOFOMI Association of Kom Forest Management Institutions

CBD Convention on Biological Diversity

CIFOR Centre for International Forestry Research

CIG Common Initiative Group

CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of wild Fauna & Flora

DFAP Department of Wildlife and Protected Areas in MINEF

DRC Democratic Republic of Congo

EU European Union

FAO Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations

FCFA Franc de la Confederation Française Africaine

FMI Forest Management Institutions

FUG Forest User Groups

GDP Gross Domestic Product

GoC Government of Cameroon

ICRAF World Agroforestry Centre (formerly International Centre for Research in Agroforestry.

LBZG Limbe Botanical and Zoological Gardens

LNP Lobeke National Park

NWFP Non-wood forest products

MEA Multilateral Environmental Agreement

MINEF Ministry of Environment and Forestry

MOCAP Mount Cameroon Prunus Management Common Initiative Group

MT Mount Cameroon

NGO Non-governmental organization

NPP Norway Partnership Programme

SFM Sustainable Forest Management

UK United Kingdom

USA United States of America

US$ United States of America Dollar

WPT World Parrot Trust

WWF World Wide Fund for Nature


14 Center for International Forestry Reseasrch (CIFOR), Regional Office for Central and West Africa, BP 2008, Messa, Yaounde-Cameroon. Email: J.tieguhong@cgiar.org. Tel: +237 2237522. Fax:237 2237437
15 Center for International Forestry Reseasrch (CIFOR), Regional Office for Central and West Africa, BP 2008, Messa, Yaounde-Cameroon. Email: o.ndoye@cgiar.org. Tel: +237 2237522. Fax:237 2237437
16 FAO, Forest Products Division, Non-wood Forest Products Programme, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy, www.fao.org.

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