Household’s willingness to pay for safe non timber forest products in Cameroon: a case study of Morikouali-ye community forest.

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Household’s willingness to pay for safe non timber forest products in Cameroon: a case study of Morikouali-ye community forest.

Abstract
The main aim of this study is to combine the marketing of non timber forest products (NTFPs) with their sustainable use in Cameroon. Specifically, it consists partly in the determination of the benefits that households derive from their use, sale and, secondly, to assess the willingness of households to pay for a sustainable exploitation of NTFPs in the community forest (CF) of Morikouali-ye. The contingent valuation method (CVM) through two approaches, one parametric (Logit model) and the other non-parametric (estimator of the Turnbull lower bound); and a censored Tobit model have yielded the following results on a stratified sample of 60 rural households:

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