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Record number 419626
Title Gum Collection and Collectors’ Choice of Selling Outlet in Senegal
Author(s) Mujawamariya, G.; Haese, M.F.C. D'; Burger, C.P.J.
Source In: Gum Arabic Royal Society of Chemistry - ISBN 9781849733106 - p. 89 - 98.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/9781849733106-00089
Department(s) Development Economics Group
WASS
Publication type Peer reviewed book chapter
Publication year 2011
Abstract Gum arabic, the main product of Acacia senegal, is used in various industries (food, pharmaceutical, painting, etc). It is traded in local markets for processing and consumption within producing countries but mainly for the purpose of exportation as a non-timber forest product. Senegal is among the small gum producing countries in Africa, Sudan being the world's largest producer. In the late 1950's, Senegal's exports accounted for more than 10 percent of the world exports.
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