Global income and employment generation impacts of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) and their poverty mitigation potential: Reflections based on worldwide evidences

Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) generate sizeable magnitudes of income and employment in different parts of the world for the tribal and poor people. The evidence is based on the review of past studies across different continents. The study presents a collective evidence for the role of NTFPs in development in low and underdeveloped sectors of the world.