Identification and Market Study of Tradeable and Economically Important NTFPs and MAPs of Western Development Nepal.

Identification and Market Study of Tradeable and Economically Important NTFPs and MAPs of Western Development Nepal

Completed Programs

Name of the project

Identification and Market Study of Tradeable and Economically Important NTFPs and MAPs of Western Development Nepal.

 Objectives

 Bio-prospecting of plants resources; To carry out research on isolation of chemical constituents and biological effects of the plant; To carry out research for the promotion of trade and industries based on plants and plant products; To help in the development of industries based on plant resource; To help in the value addition of the medicinal plants; To help in supply chain management of the plants; To develop the standards for plants and plant products.

Implementation Area

Kaski, Lamjung and Rupandehi District of Western Nepal

Implementation Year/Duration

April –June 2012 (3 months)

Achievements

 Identified various traded and tradeable Non Timber Forest Product (NTFP)/MAP of the western development region of the country; Identified current market status of NTPF/MAP in that region; Identified the trade network and market chain of tradeable NTFPs/MAPs in local, regional and national market

 Funding Source

 Department of Plant Resources, Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation, Government of Nepal