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The Economic Value of Wild Resources in Senegal: A Preliminary Evaluation of Non-timber Forest Products, Game and Freshwater Fisheries


By: Cheikh Oumar Ba(Author), Joshua Bishop(Author), Moustapha Deme(Author), Hamet Diaw Diadhiou(Author), Alioune B Dieng(Author), Omar Diop(Author), Pedro Andres Garzon(Author), Bara Gueye(Author), Moustapha Kebe(Author), Oumou K Ly(Author), Vaque Ndiaye(Author), Cheickh Mbacké Ndione(Author), Astou Sene(Author), Djiby Thiam(Author), Ibrahima A Wade(Author)

62 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour tables

International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources

Paperback | Jan 2006 | #174062 | ISBN: 2831709385
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This report presents a summary of findings of recent research on the value of non-timber forest products, game, and freshwater fisheries in Senegal, West Africa. The research is based on new data gathered from producers, traders, and consumers of wild plant and animal products. The results of the research demonstrate the economic significance of wild resources in Senegal. They also underscore the need to ensure the sustainable management of wild plants and animals for the benefit of those who depend upon them. As the government of Senegal pursues its long-term strategy for poverty reduction, it is essential that the full economic contribution of wild resources is taken into account.

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