Non-wood forest products
The Central African paper Le Démocrat reports about a training of small and medium scale enterprises based on non-wood forest products in Bossangoa, jointly organized by FAO and the ministry in charge of forests. 16 September 2011.
The August issue of FAO's monthly bulletin in the Central African Republic describes two NWFP of special importance for local populations: koko (Gnetum spp.) and essessang (Ricinodendron heudelotii). August 2011.
The July issue of FAO's monthly bulletin in the Central African Republic reports about the elaboration process of the National program for agricultural investment and food security (PNIASA) AND about the first meeting of COMIFAC's sub-working group on NWFP held in Boali. July 2011.
Nature & Faune Vol. 25 Issue 2 - Economic and Social Significance of Forests for Africa's Sustainable Development features two articles on NWFP in Central Africa: (1) Harvesting and commercialization of Gnetum spp. for poverty alleviation and food security in Cameroon. (2) Impact of laws and regulations on the use of non-wood forest products and the wellbeing of forest dependent communities in Central Africa.
CENDEP Newsletter Vol. 1 Issue No. 5: The Centre for Nursery Development and Eru Propagation reports about the Gnetum spp. domestication trainings in Congo and the Central African Republic, organized by FAO and CENDEP. June 2011
The January issue of FAO's monthly bulletin in the Central African Republic reports on the setup of the national advisory committee on non-wood forest products in the Central African Republic in December 2010 in Bangui. January 2011
The november issue of FAO's monthly bulletin in the Central African Republic reports on the participation of a Central African delegation at the right to food training organized by the project in October 2010 in Libreville. November 2010