Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme


November 18, 2022

In case you missed it: Highlights from our COP27 Side-Event with GAGGA

This article was originally written and published by GAGGA. Indigenous and feminist voices called for climate finance to be accessible, inclusive and gender just at GAGGA’s COP 27 side event, co organized by NTFP-EP and GAGGA. The event “Local perspectives READ MORE »

August 25, 2022

Community reps, DENR staff train on climate change and ecosystem adaptation

The ASSERT-CBFM Capacity Building Sessions launched an online training last 26 and 27 April 2022 on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation (CCAM) and Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) to help forest-based communities build resilience against the effects of climate change through discussions READ MORE »

August 17, 2022

Community enterprises awarded wild honey compliance certificate

PHNOM PENH – Three members of the Cambodian Federation of Bee Conservation and Community-based Wild Honey Enterprises (CBHE) from Kratie, Prey Lang, and Stung Treng provinces received their Certificates of Compliance for the Khmum Prey wild honey protocols and standards READ MORE »


June 6, 2022

Rattan is back with a quality mark, but does that make your chair sustainable?

This article was originally written in Dutch by Onno Havermans and published at Trouw. Rattan, popular in the 1960s and 1970s, is making a comeback. As a natural product from the rainforest, it it’ usually assumed to be sustainable. But READ MORE »

March 21, 2022

#IDOF2022: Participation of community voices key to sustaining our forests

When it comes to protecting biodiversity and ensuring climate stability, this cannot be overstated: forests are vital. They are the home to millions of indigenous peoples that rely on forests for sustenance, shelter and income. But economic activities such as READ MORE »

October 6, 2021

Thoughts on the ASEAN Forest Honey Producers Consultation and Collective Labelling Discussion

How doth the little busy beeImprove each shining hour,And gather honey all the dayFrom every opening flower!How skillfully she builds her cell!How neat she spreads the wax!And labors hard to store it wellWith the sweet food she makes. — Excerpt 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."