Table 3. Diversity of uses in the 11 rural forests under study

Ligneous products Non timber forest products Activities in forested areas
Timber Handicraft Firewood Fruits & nuts Fodder foliage Medicine Cosmetics Human aliment Mushroom Rituals Hunting fishing Grazing Crops Leisure

High Atlas

X

X

X

X

X
Argan forest X X X X X X X X X
Reserved forest India X X X X X X X X X
Indian agroforest X X X X X X
Indonesian agroforests X X X X X X X X X
Gascogne X X X X X X X
Pyrenees ash tree X X X X
Corsica chestnut X X X X X X X X X
Cevennes chestnut X X X X X X X X X
Truffle Languedoc X X X X X
Cameroon X X X X X X X X X X
Rank in frequency of use
3

4

1

4

7

8

9

4

7

6

5

2

7

7