Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

Exchange News VIEW LISTINGS

July 6, 2020

Environmental education training for students in Vietnam

In 2001, May 22 was proclaimed by the United Nations as the International Day for Biological Diversity to raise public awareness about biodiversity issues and call on nations to take action to protect global biodiversity. Since then, the International Day READ MORE »

May 25, 2020

Meet the Makers launches initiative to assist artisans coping with pandemic

Meet the Makers (MTM), a collective of Indonesian artisans and artisan advocates, is starting a campaign to assist artisans badly affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Markets for Indonesian artisans have broken down as a result of the READ MORE »

Blogs VIEW LISTINGS

April 22, 2020

Earth Day and our Indigenous Peoples

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Earth Day movement since its origin in 1970, and this year’s theme centers on climate action. The theme is timely but challenging. With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting countries in all continents, most if READ MORE »

March 13, 2020

The woman guarding a forest

Life has depended on nature for generations, yet its destruction continues unabated. Even though we know that forests provide us with plenty of food reserves, many people have been doing destructive activities and tools in harvesting forest products. We need to look after it, for the sake of the future generations.

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."

LEARN MORE