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NTFP enterprise and forest governance: Bamboo

FGLG India


Bamboo is a very versatile non timber forest product with a wide range of domestic, commercial and industrial uses. A large number of rural Indian artisans also depend on bamboo for their livelihood. Although there is great demand for bamboo which represents a tremendous employment opportunity its production is far below its potential. This report provides information from the field on governance constraints affecting bamboo in Central India and recommendations for action.

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  • IIED code: G02278
  • Published: Jun 2008 - Centre for People's Forestry
  • Area: India
  • Theme: Forests
  • Language: English

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