Video: Forest Product Trade  6 lessons for development and conservation

This video summarizes the six key lessons for interventions based on the findings of CIFOR's NTFP Case Comparison Project. It includes footage from many case study sites, and interviews with NTFP producers and researchers. The video is divided in nine segments that can be viewed by clicking the links below.

  • Camera, script, editing & direction: Anthony Cunningham
  • Narration: Jenny Davis
  • Music: Mpigi drummers & Mt. Selinda Singers
  • Production: Ethnoecology Services, Fremantle 2003


Duration: 3 minutes 38 seconds

Available in format AVI,43MB and QuickTime, 37MB



Products and Strategies

Duration: 2 minutes and 14 seconds

Available in format AVI, 26MB and QuickTime, 23MB



Regional Differences

Duration: 1 minute 39 seconds

Available in format AVI, 19MB and QuickTime, 17MB



Lesson 1: Consider Context

Duration: 56 seconds

Available in format AVI, 11MB and QuickTime, 10MB



Lesson 2: Links to Livelihoods

Duration: 1 minute 30 seconds

Available in format AVI, 18MB and QuickTime, 16MB



Lesson 3: Recognize Market Opportunities and Constratins

Duration: 1 minute 45 seconds

Available in format AVI, 21MB and QuickTime, 18MB



Lesson 4: Local Processing Adds Value

Duration: 36 seconds

Available in format AVI, 7MB and QuickTime, 6.5MB



Lesson 5: Sustain the Resource Base

Duration: 2 minutes 8 seconds

Available in format AVI, 25MB and QuickTime, 22MB



Lesson 6: Land and Resource Rights are Crucial

Duration: 49 seconds

Available in format AVI, 10MB and QuickTime, 8.7MB



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