Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme


June 11, 2016

ASFN CSO Forum 2016
The 5th ASEAN Civil Society Organizations Forum

The ASEAN Social Foresty Network, established in 2005, strives to contribute to the goal of food security through sustainable, efficient and effective use of land, forest, water, and aquatic resources, by minimizing the risks and impacts of climate change. Since READ MORE »

May 16, 2016

Way to go, Dean!

MANILA, Philippines — In its aim to continuously shape the minds that shape the nation, the University of the Philippines (UP) System recognizes the exceptional research productivity of its diverse faculty.  The UP Scientific Productivity System (SPS), which was approved by the READ MORE »


June 22, 2016

Keeping the flow – the case of Sitio Suring in Palawan

PALAWAN, Philippines – Clean water is one of Earth’s most valuable resource. The role of forests is vital in keeping up with the demand for clean water. However in many cases, the gargantuan task of keeping the forest in shape entails dedication and READ MORE »

June 15, 2016

Cooperatives for people, planet, profit and peace

PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines – In his usual passionate way with words, Undersecretary Orlando Ravanera punctuated his presentation and sharing with the ASEAN Social Forestry Network CSO Forum on June 13, 2016 in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines. “Cooperatives are not only 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."