The robust growth of South and Southeast Asian economies in 2013 contrasted with incidents of growing violence against women, corruption scandals, forest fires, and disastrous typhoons and earthquakes. In many countries, the search for minerals, the expanding production of palm oil, and construction of mega-dams have continued to result in massive deforestation and social conflict. Against this backdrop, NTFP-EP linked arms with local leaders and communities that remained steadfast in working towards a cleaner, greener future.

Green Intermediaries