Tapping the Green Market

Posted: 30 January 2003

Author: Patricia Shanley, Alan R Pierce, Sarah A Laird and Abraham Guillén
2002, Earthscan, £24.95 pb

This new edition to the People and Plants Conservation Series looks at the rapidly growing interest in, and demand for non-timber forest products. They provide critical resources across the globe, fulfilling nutritional, medicinal, financial and cultural needs.

coverTapping the Green Market explains the use and importance of certification and eco-labelling for guaranteeing best management practices of non-timber forest products in the field.

Using extensive case studies and global profiles of non-timber forest products, this volume not only furthers our comprehension of certification processes but also broadens our understanding of non-timber forest product management, harvesting and marketing.

This comprehensive resource will be invaluable for forest managers, policy-makers and conservation organizations as well as for academics in these areas.

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