Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme


January 15, 2019

The launch of the Salween Peace Park

HPA-PUN, Myanmar –  In a time of growing uncertainty about the peace process and the increasing displacement of marginalized peoples by conflict and large-scale investments, the Salween Peace Park represents the culmination of decades long efforts by Karen communities and READ MORE »

December 4, 2018

COP24 Side Event: Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Leading the Way for Climate Action

KATOWICE, Poland – As discussions are made to steer directions and operationalize a global framework for global climate action in COP24 Katowice, NTFP-EP has teamed-up with European Network for Community-Led Initiatives on Climate Change and Sustainability (ECOLISE) and Karnali Integrated Rural Development READ MORE »


April 22, 2019

Earth Day 2019: Strengthening the participation of women in protecting the world’s species

“All living things have an intrinsic value, and each plays a unique role in the complex web of life.” In an unprecedented manner, human activity is directly linked to the destruction and rapid reduction of fauna and flora on Earth. READ MORE »

March 8, 2019

The case of many Shiela’s

In 2014, NTFP-EP conducted a study on the dietary patterns along with their use of traditional recipes using ingredients that can be gathered from their forests, conducting health checks along the way. As we gathered information on vital signs, we also 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."