Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme


October 21, 2016

Seeing social forestry with a slightly different lens

MANILA, Philippines – The adoption of the Paris Agreement in 12 December 2015 created a momentum across the world for more ambition and cooperation to address climate change. At present, countries are undergoing their domestic processes for the ratification of READ MORE »

October 10, 2016

Connecting forests, people and climate change solutions

MANILA, Philippines – Through its strong commitment to comprehensive policies and institutional arrangements, the Philippines has strongly adhered to principles and values of social justice and rights in the formulation of its climate change plans. This espousal is seen in READ MORE »


September 1, 2016

E Alu Pu (Moving Forward Together)

OAHU, Hawaii – E Alu Pū is a network of community-based, grassroots groups and families from around Hawaiʻi who work together to improve and accelerate their efforts to care for the lands and the waters of their places.  In 2002, Uncle READ MORE »

August 29, 2016

Merdi Sihombing launches his latest collection using handwoven eco-textiles

JAKARTA, Indonesia – The Indonesian fashion industry is becoming increasingly involved in supporting the development of environmentally friendly products. As a firm believer of the same advocacy, famous fashin designer Merdi Sihombing  launched a new collection made ​​from sustainable materials. Meanwhile, Director READ MORE »

What are NTFPs

Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) are defined as "all biological materials, other than timber, which are extracted from forest for human use."