What are NTFPs?

What are NTFPs?

Prior to national Forest Policy (NFP), 1988, NTFPs were popularly know as Minor Forest Products (MFP) that was centered around Kendu leaves (Bidi Patta) and few other products.

What are non-timber forest products (NTFP)?

About a hundred million people living in and around forests in South and Southeast Asia depend on non-timber forest products (NTFPs) for their subsistence and cash income. NTFPs and NTFP-derived products such as furniture, honey, varnish, beeswax candles, herbal medicine and many others are necessities in urban communities and big cities, too.

What are the two products of photosynthesis?

As you can see in the photosynthesis equation given above, the two main products of this process are glucose and oxygen. The water which is absorbed by plants is converted to hydrogen and oxygen by using energy derived from the Sun. While oxygen is released in the atmosphere through the stomata as a bi-product,

What is the difference between NTFP and NWFP?

NTFPs are commonly grouped into categories such as floral greens, decoratives, medicinal plants, foods, flavors and fragrances, fibers, and saps and resins. Non-wood forest products (NWFPs) are a subset of NTFP; they exclude woodfuel and wood charcoal. Both NWFP and NTFP include wild foods.