Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme


March 16, 2020

Advisory on community quarantine in Manila

In light of the community quarantine measures currently in effect in the National Capital Region in the Philippines, the NTFP-EP Asia office will continue to operate at a limited capacity until the community quarantine is lifted. This is to ensure READ MORE »

February 10, 2020

Announcement: EXCEED CLAPS Vietnam postponed until further notice

In light of the recent outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus in several Asian countries, the hosts and co-organizers of EXCEED CLAPS Vietnam have agreed to postpone the training to a later date. The hosts and co-organizers take the safety READ MORE »


March 13, 2020

The woman guarding a forest

Life has depended on nature for generations, yet its destruction continues unabated. Even though we know that forests provide us with plenty of food reserves, many people have been doing destructive activities and tools in harvesting forest products. We need to look after it, for the sake of the future generations.

March 10, 2020

Namo Women and the Orchid

With its bright color and unique petal shape, orchids are not only interesting, they are also easy to find in the forest. For the women in Namo Village, orchids are more than just for decoration–it has significant economic potential in increasing their family’s income.

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."