Forest policy related non-timber products, policy assessment
2. Article / Journal
Recognized but not supported: Assessing the incorporation of non-timber forest products into Mexican forest policy(2016) Tzitzi Sharhi Delgado / Forest Policy and Economics
: Taehoon Kim
2019. 04. 24. (Wed.) - 12:00 ~ 13:30
Seminar room 406, Graduate School of International Agricultural Technology
6. Main contents
○ When NTFPs are examined in relation to sustainable livelihoods, three main dimensions of analysis are emphasized: the objective of forest conservation, the economic goals related to income generation, and the objectives related to protecting cultural knowledge about local uses and guaranteeing benefit distribution of indigenous and local NTFP users.
○ Although NTFPs are integrated into Mexican forest policy, drawbacks to their integration remain, related to the diversity in the nature, scale and marketing of these products, as well as to the diversity of local actors involved.
○ content analysis, policy instrument analysis
○ Mexican Forest Policy needs to reformulate the focus on mentioned resources through new forms of interaction between scientists, professionals, practitioners, rural communities, NGOs and governments.