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SMALL-SCALE FOREST-BASED ENTERPRISES: AN OVERVIEW
Markets and marketing
Access to raw materials
Access to finance
Technology development and transfer
Conclusions and followup
Summary of main conclusions
Followup in the forestry sector
Basic features of rural small-scale forest-based processing enterprises in developing countries.
Employment in the urban informal sector of the wood industries: summary of ILO studies.
Growth and dynamism among rural small-scale enterprises: information gaps.
Markets and market development for small-scale enterprises: the experience of the Philippines.
Shortages of forest raw materials and the development of small-scale enterprises in India.
Financing small-scale rural manufacturing enterprises.
Developing and promoting technology and technical skills in small-scale rural manufacturing enterprises.
Improving management and the managerial skills of small-scale entrepreneurs.
Institutional support for small-scale rural processing enterprises: the case of India.
Decentralising institutional support for small-scale enterprises.
Extension services to small-scale industries: the Tanzania experience.
Promoting communal small-scale forest-based processing enterprises: lessons from a project in Peru.
Case studies of small-scale forest-based processing enterprises in Latin America.