Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme

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March 27, 2018

Webinars on Community Intellectual Property Rights

MANILA, Philippines – As NTFP-EP is proudly launching HIVE, its new e-learning platform, we’re opening the second quarter of the year with a series of webinars designed to build capacity on how local and indigenous communities can use existing tools READ MORE »

March 8, 2018

Honoring women who brought life to the world through weaving

MANILA, Philippines – Across the region and all over the world, we celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) today as a reminder to Press for Progress. The struggles of the indigenous peoples in asserting their basic human rights and fundamental freedoms READ MORE »

February 19, 2018

Within the world of food collection

SEVERAL years ago an argument broke out at a shrine in the village where I lived and where we had brought the bear that had been killed on the hunt. Someone wanted a claw of the dead animal and had READ MORE »

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 »

January 19, 2017

Food for Thought : NTFP-EP’s Regional Meeting at Kotagiri

KOTAGIRI, India – The Non-Timber Forest Products – Exchange Programme (NTFP-EP) held their regional meeting in Keystone in the beginning of January. Partner organisations came from Laos, Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and India came for the 3-day meeting, the last day of READ MORE »

January 11, 2017

Meet the Makers, meet Maya! :)

When I asked Maya why she wanted to join the Meet the Makers event she smiled and said “What I know is resource persons get certificates for imparting knowledge onto others. I’ve always wanted a certificate. I heard I’ll get READ MORE »

January 2, 2017

New Year greetings from NTFP-EP :)

Twenty years ago in 1996 the idea of cultivating a culture of exchange and mutual support and learning amongst like-minded people- and- forest warriors was born. From its infancy to a mature network, NTFP-EP has been a purveyor of treasures READ MORE »