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Min of Forests and Soil Cons & UNDP Nepal (2013) - Timur Value Chain Study

This study is part of a series of comprehensive value chain analyses carried out by the Department of Forestry (Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation) and UNDP Nepal as part of the Mountain EbA Programme in Nepal. The study focuses on Timur within the Panchase region. Its Botanical Name is Zanthoxylum armatum, while its English name is Prickly Ash. It is an important medicinal plant belonging to the Rutaceae family. 

Min of Forests and Soil Cons & UNDP Nepal (2013) - Orchid Value Chain Study

This study is part of a series of comprehensive value chain analyses carried out by the Department of Forestry (Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation) and UNDP Nepal as part of the Mountain EbA Programme in Nepal. The study focuses on Orchids (Common name: Sunakhari, Sungava, Chandigava, Jivanti) belonging to the Orchidaceae family. These orchids are found in the moist tropics and a majority are epiphytes in forests. It is one of the largest families of flowering plants, comprising of 397 species organized into 102 genera in Nepal (Shrestha et al. 2010).

Min of Forests and Soil Cons & UNDP Nepal (2013) - Kurilo Value Chain Study

This study is part of a series of comprehensive value chain analyses carried out by the Department of Forestry (Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation) and UNDP Nepal as part of the Mountain EbA Programme in Nepal. The study focuses on Kurilo, which belongs to the Liliaceae family. It is a perennial shrub found in sub-tropical regions in Nepal. Its root tubers and tender shoots are widely used for food, medicinal and commercial purpose. The Government of Nepal through MoFSC and DPR listed Kurilo as one amongst the 30 prioritised species for cultivation.

Min of Forests and Soil Cons & UNDP Nepal (2013) - Chiraito Value Chain Study

This study provides a comprehensive value chain analysis of Chiraito, which is a perennial herb found in temperate regions of Nepal. Chiraito is one of the highest export revenue earning medicinal plants of Nepal. Apart from the collection from the wild, it is now also being cultivated in most of the eastern districts of Nepal.

Min of Forests and Soil Cons & UNDP Nepal (2013) - Allo Value Chain Study

This study is part of a series of comprehensive value chain analyses carried out by the Department of Forestry (Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation) and UNDP Nepal as part of the Mountain EbA Programme in Nepal. The study focuses on Allo, which is a perennial shrub belonging to the Urticaceae family (Nettle). The stem bark of Allo contains fibres with unique strength, smoothness and silk like lustre. The fibre has been used to make clothes for generations.

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