Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme


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 »

April 20, 2016

Upcoming EXCEED training: Managing community forestry enterprise growth and effective marketing strategies

TAMIL NADU, India – Keystone Foundation Center, in partnership with NTFP-EP will be holding a 2-in-1 training program focusing on community enterprise consolidation and retailing this 1-6 August 2016, in their campus in Kotagiri, The Nilgiris. Register on or before READ MORE »


May 25, 2016

The rise of rattan from Namo Village

CENTRAL SULAWESI, Indonesia – Rotan has long been a mainstay of Central Sulawesi (Sulawesi). However, since 2011, after the release of Trade Minister Regulation No. 35/2011 on the ban of export of rattan and rattan products, there was a downturn in READ MORE »

April 20, 2016

Borneo Chic’s 5th Anniversary

JAKARTA, Indonesia – On its 5th anniversary, Borneo Chic showcased a new collection of bags and clothes that offer a wide variation of local ethnic textiles in modern designs. An event was held in Kekun Café, Jalan Bangka Raya No. 99 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."