FAO technical papers


NON-WOOD FOREST PRODUCTS

1. Flavours and fragrances of plant origin
2 Gum naval stores: turpentine and rosin from pine resin
3. Report of the International Expert Consultation on Non-Wood Forest Products, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, January 1995
4. Natural colourants and dyestuffs
5. Edible nuts
6. Gums, resins and latexes of plant origin
7. Non-wood forest products for rural income and sustainable forestry

This publication documents the importance of non-wood forest products for rural income and sustainable forestry. It suggest general principles and approaches for development and sustainable utilization of non-wood forest resources. Topics covered include resource assessment and development; assessment of the local resource use; opportunities for improved management; commercial options; processing; marketing and trade; organization of producer groups; research and extension; and institutional and policy support.