As part of a multi-collaborator research project on the potential of non-timber forest product (NTFP) trade for conservation and development, the authors designed tools to assess the effects of NTFP trade on people’s livelihoods and the environment.
Studies & Presentations
Globalization presents new challenges to forest business in Guyana. Knowing how to compete in the global market place is increasingly critical to the forest sector's long term prospects.
Under the leadership of the International Programme for Technology and Research in Irrigation and Drainage (IPTRID)/FAO, and as part of the activities of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage-Working Group on Capacity Building, Training and Education (WG–CBTE), a half-day worksh
The international community is committed to eliminating poverty. International development targets to that end include a reduction by half in the number of people who are food insecure and a similar reduction in the proportion of people living in extreme poverty by the year 2015.
This document stresses the need to maximize the contribution of protected areas to food security and poverty alleviation through organic agriculture and sustainable forest management.