Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) in/adjacent LPFL management area

1. General policy on working with NTFP.

NTFPs are important natural resources for local populations. LPFL identified the location and species of NTFPs in/adjacent LPFL management area to prevent or reduce damage by LPFL operations.

2. Method to identify location and type of NTFP

LPFL staff asked questions on the location and type of NTFPs of the local population. In total 147 villages (all of LPFL management area are within the boundaries of these villages). The two provinces represented in this survey were Khammouan and Bolikhamxay and the survey was conducted from early 2011 to 2012.

The target groups during the survey comprised of 3 groups (women group, young men’s association, elder person) in each village. LPFL staff then recorded the location and type of NTFPs after interview.

3. Result

The results of the survey are tabled below;

Category

Name of NTFPs

Vegetable

Bamboo shoot

 

Vegetable

 

Rattan

 

Ginger

 

San (Lao name)

 

Galangal

Mushroom

Fungi many species

Honey

Honey

Fruits

Fruits many species

   

 

Category

Name of NTFPs

Animal

Bird

 

Insect

 

Lizard

 

Fish

 

wild pig

 

Rat

 

Muntjak deer

 

Deer

 

Hare

 

Frog

 

Other rodents

 

Squirrel

 

Wild chicken

 

Marten

Other

Medicinal root or herbs

 

Resin

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 April 2013 10:03 

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