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Roles of NTFPs in Poverty Alleviation in China: Case Studies of Southwest China
January 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
A Presentation by Jinlong Liu Renmin University of China, Beijing, China
This presentation will explore China’s story of evolving notion of Non-Timber Forest Products, experiences of policy supporting promotion of NTFPs in the rural economy, and try to capture policy implications. NTFPs are of great importance to peoples’ livelihood, rural economy, cultural heritage, biodiversity conservation, and community engagement, yet their roles in rural social-ecological systems varies greatly.
This presentation is the sixth in a year-long webinar series Unlocking the Bioeconomy for Nontimber Forest Products. All presentations are free but registration is required. The webinars are co-hosted by the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), USDA Forest Service, The Forest History Society, and Renmin University of China.