— What You Get in the NTFP Business Companion —
The Canadian NTFP Business Companion is an electronic publication
that provides business ideas, resources, and advice about entering the exciting field of non-timber
forest products. This software is copyrighted,
serialized, and licensed to the purchaser. Except
as permitted by license, the software and its constituent components may not be copied, distributed,
installed on a network server, or posted on line. (Click
to purchase your copy of the Companion.)
Inside a Typical Chapter...
A typical chapter contains most of the following elements:
Most chapters also contain:
- Business ideas
- Aspects of the business
- Suggested approaches
- Equipment & cost
- Marketing tips
- Hints for success
- Legal aspects
- Information sources & resources
- List of suppliers
- Species tables
- Product tables
- Business spotlight(s)
- Sidebars and anecdotes
Your NTFP Business Companion — Section by Section
The Companion is organized into seven major product sections:
Following the product sections, there is a Business Smarts section with chapters on
general steps for starting a non-timber forest product or service business, legal aspects, organic certification, and NTFP
marketing – including One Hundred Ways to Add Value. Then the
Resources section lists sources on cultivation, plant species, sustainability, associations
& cooperatives, education & training, and contract manufacturing. Appendices cover
nursery & greenhouse establishment and plant toxicity. You'll find Indices
by subject, by plant common name, and by plant Latin name. There are even supplementary
video clips for a few of the chapters!
- Food & Beverage Products
- Materials & Manufacturing Products
- Health & Personal Care Products
- Decorative & Aesthetic Products
- Environmental Products
- Landscape & Garden Products
Although the focus here is on Canada (notably legislation and suppliers), the technical and practical information is
broadly applicable to most temperate and boreal regions outside Canada which
share many common or similar plant species. This includes the
northern US border states and Alaska, and areas outside North America.
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"The Canadian NTFP Business Companion: Ideas, Techniques and Resources
for Small Businesses in Non-Timber Forest Products & Services"
– by Gina Mohammed, PhD.
Candlenut Books, 2011. 867 Pages.
ISBN: 978-0-9731097-2-6 (CD-ROM)
ISBN: 978-0-9731097-3-3 (USB Flash Drive)
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before purchasing or using the The Canadian NTFP Business Companion.
The United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests to raise
awareness of sustainable management, conservation, and sustainable development of all types of forests.
The Canadian NTFP Business Companion is part of our on-going contribution to this endeavour.
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