Chronicles work undertaken with indigenous Miskitu communities in the Kruta-Caratasca basin, at the extreme eastern tip of Honduras, to manage and market batana oil, an NTFP that is harvested from the American palm (Elaeis oleifera) and used in the manufacture of hair care products.

Lead organization:
Rainforest Alliance
Study sector:
Forestry focus:
Rainforest Alliance
Study design & methods:
Quantitative collection and analysis methods
Study scope:
Social issues, Environmental issues
Primary Research Funders:
Rainforest Alliance
Name of lead contact:
Benjamin Hodgdon