Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

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December 20, 2017

How to guarantee sustainability and fairness in community-based NTFP businesses

Local communities, embarking on NTFP enterprises may have different starting points: some may already be working on various products, some may be looking at diversifying their product offerings, while others are expanding to be more inclusive to reach economies of READ MORE »

November 7, 2017

Social Forestry Sustains Community Actions to Advance the Paris Agreement

BONN, Germany – Indigenous peoples and local communities have long managed forests in social forestry systems where working models of inclusive land use planning, sustainable and diversified livelihoods, equitable benefit sharing, and customary governance bring real and long-term benefits for READ MORE »

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August 10, 2017

From Close Quarters: Protecting an Adivasi Culture the State Wants to Destroy

The unrest in and around Bastar is fundamentally about respect, dignity and trust in our behaviour towards other people. When there is no longer any violence, there is no need for help Therefore you should not demand help, but abolish READ MORE »

August 9, 2017

“What is a forest?” An International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples reflection

MANILA, Philippines – As we mark the 10th anniversary of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples today, NTFP-EP recognizes that while significant progress has been made in several countries in terms of recognizing the rights of indigenous peoples, 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."

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