Home   I   Contact us  














Featured Microsite

coderedd






voices from the forest

Hot off the press! Download the latest issue in PDF.

Voices from the Forest Issue 28.pdf  ( 2173.662 kb )

Get the latest updates in your email by joining the NTFP-EP Mailing List

 
snapshots
...




publications & videos

Harnessing NTFPs for the green economy: The potential of non-timber forest products in the Southeast Asian region

 
recommended books & videos
REDD-Plus Governance and Standards Asia Pacific Forestry Week Side Event Programme
pharmacie achat viagra Sarcelles, vrai achat viagra en france Frejus, equivalent acheter viagra en ligne Pau, vente viagra acheter Pau, ordonnance viagra france pharmacie Lourmarin, vrai cialis en ligne Saint Palais sur Mer, osu acheter cialis Champagny, levitra achat cialis generique Font Romeu, parapharmacie acheter cialis en ligne Barbotan les Bains, ou acheter cialis en ligne france Angouleme,

 
proceedings & reports

2012 NTFP-EP Annual Report
pharmacie achat viagra Sarcelles, vrai achat viagra en france Frejus, equivalent acheter viagra en ligne Pau, vente viagra acheter Pau, ordonnance viagra france pharmacie Lourmarin, vrai cialis en ligne Saint Palais sur Mer, osu acheter cialis Champagny, levitra achat cialis generique Font Romeu, parapharmacie acheter cialis en ligne Barbotan les Bains, ou acheter cialis en ligne france Angouleme,




Products made from non-timber forest resources by indigenous artisans around the Philippines.


 

A view from within:   
the forest and its resources from a community perspective  



  MORE>>  
 

The Indian gooseberry or amla, is used for pickles and preserves in India       What NTFP is that?
Food, materials for crafts, building materials, medicine, and rituals … these are just a few uses of non-timber forest products. NTFPs are "all biological materials, other than timber, which are extracted from forests for human use."

Learn more about specific NTFPs upon which communities across the region rely on for their livelihoods as well as to sustain their traditions. Search our NTFP database, a collaborative project of the partners of NTFP-EP. Enter the database here.

 



  PARARA: Envisioning an eco-fair archipelago

This Papuan song, sung during a traditional ceremony in offering to the heavens, was the opening number of the PARARA Festival. Young Papuan elementary school children, with wide eyed expectation to see the Jakarta they only read about in school books, were on stage performing like they had done it a hundred times before. They were confident, clear and proud to share the new knowledge from a Papuan school making sure they wouldn’t forget the traditional knowledge of their people. Yadupa, an indigenous Papuan organization, had brought the 25 children to Jakarta for the PARARA Festival, a festival that celebrates traditional cultural expressions such as woven fabrics, baskets, and other bounties that mother earth and other descendents have left the people of indonesia.

MORE>>



  Philippine weaving traditions featured in 12th Annual International Folk Art Market

When it comes to handwoven textile production in the Philippines, the process is a slow and tedious one. From harvesting crops from which fiber for weaving will be stripped, to knotting and tying each

MORE>>

  Celebrating the humanity of the handmade traditions: IFAM in Santa Fe, New Mexico

The time-bound tradition of weaving represents the richness of the culture of many communities around the world. From harvesting the fibers, to stripping, knotting, tying, and eventually forming intricate textiles, the meticulous artistry involved in coming up with tapestries speaks of experience that is passed on over time.

MORE>>




 
What is the NTFP Exchange Programme?

We are a collaborative network of non-governmental organisations and community-based organisations in South and Southeast Asia. We work with forest-based communities to strengthen their capacity in sustainable management of natural resources. Over the years, the NTFP-EP has grown into a dynamic network, with over 40 partner organisations and major contacts in India, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Cambodia.
MORE>>