Information note N°9 (July 2016) Entrepreneurial Development and Valorization of NWFP in Chad

Information note N°9 (July 2016) Entrepreneurial Development and Valorization of NWFP in Chad



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Enhancing the Contribution of Non-Wood Forest Products to Food Security in Central Africa. This information note lists the most important NWFP in the two pilot sites, describes the process of restructuration and capacity building used and the impact on the livelihood of beneficiaries.



The baseline studies and the training on the entrepreneurial development of small and medium forest enterprises (SMFE) organized in the two pilot sites in Chad has allowed the identification of the most important NWFP which are shea butter (Vitellaria paradoxa), néré (Parkia biglobosa), tamarind (Tamarindus indica), moringa (Moringa oleifera), honey (Apis mellifera), savonnier (Balanites aegyptiaca), jujube (Ziziphus mauritiana), Palmier Doum (Hyphaene thebaica) and neem (Azadirachta indica).



 The training on the entrepreneurial development has also allowed to create/strengthen the SMFE and to help them elaborate their Enterprise Development Plans (EDP) or business plans. An important step was the restructuration of SMFE to enable them to become enterprises that are organized, functional, structured and dynamics. That is why each SMFE has a status, a code of conduct, a management committee and a draft of the minutes of the first General Assembly (GA). This structuration has allowed them to be officially recognized by local agreement committee (LAC).



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