The collection and sale of non-timber forest products is mainly the activity of poor populations and small traders, and are highly important in the livelihoods of forest dwellers in Africa, Asia and Latin America. this publication is in three volumes covering Africa, Asia and Latin America respectively. Topics include: forest products, non-timber forest products, social welfare, nature conservation, case studies, Minor Forest Products, Non-Wood Forest Products, Case Reports
Sunderland, T.C.H.; Ndoye, O. (eds). (2004). Forest products, livelihoods and conservation: case studies of non-timber forest products systems. 333pp. CIFOR. Bogor, Indonesia. ISBN:979-3361-25-5.