1. The report has been produced particularly for nonspecialists such as government organizations, and entrepreneurs. It continues a subseries of reports describing promising tree resources that heretofore have been neglected or overlooked.
  2. Neem is a very important tree species widely planted in the Sahel region of West Africa, where it is used for firewood windbreaks, greenbelts, and as amenity plantings in cities, towns, and villages.