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February 3, 2016

A vision of a sustainable forestry sector in ASEAN

Durban, South Africa – Today marks the opening of the biggest gathering on forests and forestry. Hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Republic of South Africa, World Forestry Congress 2015 will READ MORE »

February 2, 2016

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 fiber, it can take months before READ MORE »

November 24, 2015

Bird calls of the rainforest

“I just love the sounds of the rainforest. Can you recognize this animal?” Sagong played a recording from his mobile phone and asked Joanna. She guessed right that it was the sound of gibbons. “Do you hear another sound at READ MORE »

September 24, 2015

A vision of a sustainable forestry sector in ASEAN

Durban, South Africa – Today marks the opening of the biggest gathering on forests and forestry. Hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Republic of South Africa, World Forestry Congress 2015 READ MORE »

August 24, 2015

Job Announcement: NTTFP-EP Cambodia Country Director

The Non-Timber Forest Products –Exchange Programme (NTFP-EP) Asia is a collaborative, regional network of grassroots NGOs and peoples’ organizations that seeks to build the capacity of forest-based communities in the sustainable management of forests, and in particular, the conservation and READ MORE »

July 24, 2015

Celebrating the humanity of the handmade traditions: IF AM 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 READ MORE »

July 24, 2015

Philippine weavering 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 fiber, it can take months before READ MORE »

July 24, 2015

PARARA: Envisioning an eco-fair archipelago

WOWO- WOWA – RURO RUR SARANDEN Calling on the sanctity of heaven WADO-WADO MUMFES Descend to the earth KWAINSO BESINE-BESINENO To strengthen all people This Papuan song, sung during a traditional ceremony in offering to the heavens, was the opening READ MORE »