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June 14, 2017

“Pouring old wines into new bottles?”: The Civil Society Forum on Social Forestry in ASEAN affirms their call to collaboration

CHIANG MAI, Thailand – Over the weekend, civil society organizations from more than 8 countries gathered to hone action plans toward advancing a people-centered social forestry in the region. The 6th Civil Society Organizations Forum on Social Forestry in ASEAN convened READ MORE »

June 13, 2017

Thailand indigenous communities make their voices heard

CHIANG MAI, Thailand – “We as dependents of the forests are equally concerned about the rapid decrease in forest cover in Thailand.” As their lives are deeply rooted in the forests they live in, indigenous communities in Thailand expressed their sympathy READ MORE »

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August 10, 2017

From Close Quarters: Protecting an Adivasi Culture the State Wants to Destroy

The unrest in and around Bastar is fundamentally about respect, dignity and trust in our behaviour towards other people. Seed collection in the forest during summer. Credit: Madhu Ramnath When there is no longer any violence, there is no need READ MORE »

August 9, 2017

“What is a forest?” An International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples reflection

MANILA, Philippines – As we mark the 10th anniversary of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples today, NTFP-EP recognizes that while significant progress has been made in several countries in terms of recognizing the rights of indigenous peoples, 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."

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