This publication is a set of recommendations for amateur enterpreneurs which are planning to start their own business in the field of non-timber forest resources (wild harvested mushrooms, berries, nuts, etc.) This publication provides answers to many questions that are typically asked by practicionaries. Taking into account the author's practical experience in consulting entrepreneurs, companies and authoritieson sustainable use of NTFPs this report is built on a modular principle.
For each region, business conditions are different and have their own characteristics and differences. In this regard, the publication provides detailed steps for development of business plans, while concrete decisions to be taken in the course of the business.