Van Dhan Vikas Karyakram
The tribal communities primarily depend on collection and sale of seasonal minor forest produces (MFP) for livelihood and income...
MFPNET
MFPNET is a network of stakeholders in the trade of MFPs which includes individuals, agencies, institutions etc interested in development of MFP.
Retail Marketing
TRIFED aims to improve the livelihood of the tribal communities by creating a sustainable market and create business opportunities ...

Tribes of India

Tribals are known to be the autochthonous people of the land. Tribals are often referred to 'adivasi', 'vanvasi', 'pahari', 'adimjati', 'anusuchit janjati', etc. India has the second largest tribal population in the world, the first being Africa and tribal Communities are the integral segment of Indian society. India, with a variety of ecosystems, presents a varied tribal population throughout its length and breadth depicting a complex cultural mosaic. India is a home for large number of tribal people, known as “ADIVASI”. Nearly all the tribal people of India have...


MFP Development

An important source of livelihoods for tribal people are non-wood forest products, generally termed 'Minor Forest Produce (MFP) ' means all non-timber forest produce of plant origin and will include bamboo, canes, fodder, leaves, gums, waxes, dyes, resins and many forms of food including nuts, wild fruits, Honey, Lac, Tusser etc. The Non Timber Forest Produces (MFPs) provide both subsistence and cash income for people who live in or near forests. They form a major portion of their food, fruits, medicines and other consumption items and also provide cash income through sale. Minor Forest...


MFPNET

MFPNET is a network of stakeholders in the trade of MFPs which includes individuals, agencies, institutions etc interested in MFP. It is to be a one stop destination for information about MFP trade scenario in India. The main objective of establishing this network is to bring in public domain trade information for use by different stakeholders.
MFPNET is a network of individuals, agencies Institutions etc interested or engaged in……

  • Chhattisgarh MFP Federation , Raipur
  • Tribal Development Cooperative Corporation if Odisha Ltd
  • Jharkhand state cooperative Lac Marketing & Procurement Federation Ltd.
  • Jharkhand State Minor Forest Produce Cooperative
  • Gujarat State Forest Development Corporation Ltd.
  • Odisha Forest Development Corporation Ltd.
  • Tribesindia
  • Tribesindia

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