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ISSN : 2456-8643

Title:
INVENTORY OF THE NON WOODY FOREST PRODUCTS WITH MEDICINAL VALUE MARKETED IN THE TOWN OF BOMA

Authors:
Nsimba, N E, Ntoto, V R. and Makoso, F.,Congo

Abstract:
Forest products constitute a significant source of economics resources, food, energy and social uses. Non woody Forest Products (NWFP), ensure by their importanceís (medicinal, food, artistic) of the incomes the populations and are in addition products of subsistence Approximately 90 % of the most stripped populations depend on the forests to remain and get incomes. The general objective is to inventory NWFP of medical use marketed in an urban environment of Boma. The method consists of documentary review and inquires into the market. The parameters analyzed are the diversity of the species collected, techniques of harvest, diseases treated by these NWFP, marketing ∂ and perception on the availability of NWFP has values medicinal. 24 vegetables species of NWFP were identified. Barks (42%), roots (29%), stems (17%) and others parts (12%). The average price in dollar of NWFP is 0,83 for roots ; 1,36 for stem ; 0,48 tubers. For the perception concerning the a viability of PWFP 48% person consider that PWFP are still available, 31% think they are rare 16% think they are becoming very rare and only 5% think they are still abundant

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