Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme


June 15, 2019

Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW2019)

INCHEON, South Korea – The Republic of Korea will be the host of the largest and most important forestry gathering in the Asia-Pacific region. The Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW) 2019 will be held in Incheon, South Korea and will be READ MORE »

June 10, 2019

NTFP-based enterprises by the local community create incentives for social and environmental protection

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Non-timber forest producer groups and associations represent important providers of social protection while making a significant contribution to forest conservation and poverty eradication goals.  In fact, about 68% of total rural households across Cambodia rely on READ MORE »


June 15, 2019

Ensuring quality and value through empowering community enterprise initiatives in the forest products trade in the Asia-Pacific Region #APFW2019

Community forestry enterprises have proven to contribute in raising rural incomes and improving food security. In their analysis, the Program on Forests (PROFOR) in 2018 highlighted that at the global level, it is estimated that small and medium-sized enterprises account READ MORE »

June 15, 2019

Actions by producing/processing and consumer countries to regulate timber legality #APFW2019

This session will make the link between supply-side and demand-side measures for the legality and sustainability of the forest products trade. There will be two key panels in the session.  The first panel will focus on the efforts undertaken by 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."