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May 25, 2020

Meet the Makers launches initiative to assist artisans coping with pandemic

Meet the Makers (MTM), a collective of Indonesian artisans and artisan advocates, is starting a campaign to assist artisans badly affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Markets for Indonesian artisans have broken down as a result of the READ MORE »

May 12, 2020

Making forest wonders work for nutrition, biodiversity and livelihood

Our Expert Group “Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihood” with Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme (NTFP-EP Asia) will work to consolidate traditional ecological knowledge about wild foods in Asia and bridge it with the relevant policy arenas to ensure wise, inclusive READ MORE »

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April 22, 2020

Earth Day and our Indigenous Peoples

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Earth Day movement since its origin in 1970, and this year’s theme centers on climate action. The theme is timely but challenging. With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting countries in all continents, most if 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.

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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