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CONSERVATION,
MANAGEMENT AND UTILISATION OF
PLANT GUMS, RESINS AND ESSENTIAL OILS

 

Proceedings of a regional conference for Africa
held in Nairobi, Kenya
6 - 10 October 1997 

 

edited by
J.O. Mugah, B.N. Chikamai, S.S. Mbiru and E. Casadei

 

 


Contents


Foreword

Part I: BACKGROUND TO THE CONFERENCE AND RECOMMENDATIONS

1.0    Introduction

1.1 Overview
1.2 The need for a regional conference
1.3 Outcome/Recommendations of the Conference

1.3.1 Gum Arabic
1.3.2 Resins: Myrrh and Frankincense

Part II: CONFERENCE PAPERS

CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT

Management And Organisation Of Gum Arabic Industry In Sudan1
Abdel Nour / M. E. Osman

Production And Markets Of Gum Arabic From French Speaking West African Countries
D. Muller / I. Wata

Recent Advances On Classification And Status Of The Main Gum- Resin Producing Species In The Family Burseraceae
N. Gachathi

Plant Gums, Resins and Essential Oil Resources in Africa: Potentials for Domestication
D. Ladipo

Indigenous Knowledge And Its Application In Resolving Conservation And Utilisation Problems
E. Barrow

Indigenous Knowledge And Utilisation Potentials Of Selected Gum, Resin And Oil Plant Species Of Tanzania
F. Makonda / R. Ishengoma

Some Experience On Adaptive Research Input On Natural Resource Use: The Case Of Gums And Resins In Mukogodo Rangelands, Laikipia District, Kenya
R. Ngethe / A. Kariuki / C. Opondo

Experiences in Benzoin Resin Production in Sumatra, Indonesia
E. Katz / M. Goloubinoff / M. R. Perez / G. Michon

QUALITY AND REGULATORY ASPECTS

Production, Markets and Quality Control of Gum Arabic in Africa: Findings and Recommendations from an FAO Project
B. Chikamai

The Chemical Characterisation Of Myrrh And Frankincense And Opportunities For Commercial Utilisation
A. Karamalla

Preliminary Report On Essential Oils From Frankincense, Myrrh And Other Plants Of Ethiopia
E. Dagne

International Regulations For Natural Products Used As Food Additives
E. Casadei

Gum Arabic - Life In A Saturated Market
I. Holmes

Chemotaxonomic Aspects Of Gum Exudates From Some Acacia Species
G. Mhinzi

NETWORK AND LINKAGES

FAO's Global Programme On The Development Of Non-Wood Forest Products (NWFP’s).
P. Vantomme

The Role Of IGAD In Promoting Collaboration Networks Among Member Countries
R. Kigame

Role Of Networks In Advancing Natural Products Research In Africa: The Example Of Napreca
E. Dagne

GARA And Its Initiatives In The Development Of Plant Gums And Resins In Kenya
A. Hassan / V. Odipo

Part III:  LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

 


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