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Integrating Customary and Statutory Systems. The struggle to develop a Legal and Policy Framework for NTFPs in Cameroon

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Integrating Customary and Statutory Systems. The struggle to develop a Legal and Policy Framework for NTFPs in Cameroon

  1. 1. egrating stomary d Statutory stems ruggle to op al and Policy ework for NTFPs meroon gress of the International Society of Ethnobiology, Montpellier 42 Effective and equitable law and policy for NTFPs
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  8. 8. Recommendations he range of NTFP values acknowledged. Subsistence use cognized & with small scale local trade, exempt from taxation intervention and tenure and resource rights rationalized. ustomary law respected & complementary to statutory law. egulatory framework streamlined and clarified. NTFP laws etter elaborated and defined onsultations inform legal & policy framework ational, legitimate and just taxation egulatory framework for NTFPs streamlined and made ear.
  9. 9. Thank you !

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