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WORKING PAPER SERIES
Working Paper No: APFSOS/WP/28
Andrew J. Mittelman
Chun K. Lai
Forestry Policy and Planning Division, Rome
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok
The Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study is being undertaken under the auspices of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission.
This report comes under Workplan Number E25.6.
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INFORMATION NOTE ON ASIA-PACIFIC FORESTRY SECTOR OUTLOOK STUDY
1. SIGNIFICANCE OF NWFPS IN ASIA-PACIFIC
NWFPs in the Asia-Pacific context
Complex and diverse nature of NWFPs
Paucity of data
B. Why are NWFPs important?
NWFPs and food security
Ecological benefits and risks
Social and cultural significance
NWFPs in ICDP approaches
2. EMERGING TRENDS IN NWFPS
A. Increasing commercialization of NWFPs
B. Declining importance of subsistence NWFPs
C. Disintegration of traditional systems
D. Devolution to community-based management
E. New policy initiatives
3. FUTURE SCENARIOS
A. Scenario 1: Demise of NWFP supplies
B. Scenario 2: Domestication and cultivation of NWFPs
C. Scenario 3: Promoting fair trade in NWFPs
D. Scenario 4: Enabling policy environment
4. SCENARIO SETTING: SPECIFIC SITES & NWFPS
A. Rattan, almaciga and honey in Palawan, Philippines
B. NWFPs in Bulungan, E. Kalimantan, Indonesia
Animals and birds
C. From extraction to production: the way ahead for NWFPs?
Harvesting from plantations: a common scenario?
Evolution from extraction to production
D. Prospects for future NWFP production
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