Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme


January 18, 2021

Fourth expert group discussion tackles wild foods and livelihoods

Drawing from the rich experiences of community partners from India and Indonesia on wild foods and their forest-based livelihood experiences, the SIANI Expert Group on Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihood held an online discussion about community-based livelihoods and wild foods READ MORE »

January 8, 2021

ASEAN adopts sustainable harvest guidelines, resource management protocols for NTFPs

The ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) have adopted the ASEAN Guidelines for Sustainable Harvest and Resource Management Protocols for Selected Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) during its 42nd annual meeting last October 21, 2020. The guidelines serve as a READ MORE »

December 1, 2020

#GivingTuesday: NTFP-EP continues campaign for forest foods

In its advocacy for promoting indigenous knowledge especially towards the youth, NTFP-EP once again calls for donations this Giving Tuesday to its project supporting Adivasi women in training the youth on wild foods at the Forest Food Field School in READ MORE »


December 16, 2020

COVID teaches us a lesson in food self-sufficiency

We used to take the availability of food for granted. At least, for those of us who have the means to pay for other people to produce, process and prepare it for us. The restaurants, groceries and markets provided for READ MORE »

December 10, 2020

PHOTO ESSAY: From my village to my sister’s village—United women environmental human rights defenders in Asia

Today as we commemorate International Human Rights Day, we continue to stand in solidarity with women environmental human rights defenders (WEHRD) in Asia in their struggle for gender and environmental justice. During the WEHRD Online Retreat, grassroots WEHRD from all READ MORE »

November 29, 2020

Courage in the face of struggles; hope in solidarity among Women Environmental Human Rights Defenders

Today, November 29, we recognize the Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRD) around the world. According to the United Nations Office of High Commissioner on Human Rights, WHRDs are “both female human rights defenders, and any other human rights defenders who 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."