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Non-wood forest products

Similar term(s): NWFP.

Definition:

A product of biological origin other than wood derived from forests, other wooded land or trees outside forests.

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Plant NWFP are classified into 8 categories: food; fodder; raw material for medicine and aromatic products; colorants and dyes; utensils, handicrafts and construction; ornamental plants; exudates and other plants products.

Animal NWFP are classified into 8 categories: living animals; hides, skins and trophies; wild honey and bee-wax; bush meat; raw material for medicines; raw material for colorants; other edible animal products and other non-edible animal products.

Source: GreenFacts, based on FAO Forestry Department Terms and definitions 

Related words:

Exudate (in plants) - Lac

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GreenFacts Summary on Forests:

Translation(s):

Español: Productos forestales no madereros
Français: Produits forestiers non ligneux

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