|Professor Adrian Newton co-authors new publication from UNEP-WCMC|
Professor Adrian Newton has recently co-authored a publication entitled Non-timber forest products in Uganda UNEP-WCMC Biodiversity Series 18. The document can be downloaded from the UNEP-WCMC website.
This report describes a new map-based approach to defining areas best suited for NTFP commercialization. Uganda is used as a case study. As one of the most rapidly growing economies in Africa, its rich natural heritage highlights the conflict between national development efforts and the need for a globally responsible approach to biodiversity conservation.